Africa Utopia highlighted the many ways that the continent could lead the way in thinking about culture, community, technology, fashion, sustainability and ethical wealth creation. The festival used art and culture to showcase the great voices of Africa and their contribution to the world.
Some of the continent’s most iconic musicians and artists appeared at the festival and also debates alongside experts, entrepreneurs and activists. It was a festival of music, theatre, film, literature, dance, fashion, talks and debates programmed in collaboration with renowned Senegalese singer and human-rights campaigner Baaba Maal.
Africa is one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents.
Africa Utopia was showcased at Southbank Centre, Thursday 11 September 2014 – Sunday 14 September 2014