Africa: FrancoFun Music and Food -Cancelled

Africa: FrancoFun Music and Food -Cancelled

In French and English

Thursday, March 26 at 4:00 p.m.

54 W Chicago Ave

NEW: Bring the party to your own home with a personalized concert - check out our playlist of our favorite Franco-African tracks, featuring Pop, Folk, Rap, and Reggae from Mali, Cameroon, Senegal, Benin, and so much more! 

When you're ready for a break from all the dancing you're surely doing, take a look at this short documentary (~30 minutes) about the magnificent Dahomey Kingdom that once presided over modern-day Benin:


And of course, the FrancoFun wouldn't be complete without a (virtual) visit from Burkina Faso musical group Babcy La Réussite - check 'em out! 







With Arnaud Adjovi; in the presence of his Majesty Denis Assongba and His Majesty Dah Ahidazan Jean

Join us for a night of music, food, and FrancoFun in a special evening dedicated to the cultures of Benin, Togo,  Cameroon and Burkina Faso.

Don't miss:

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.: Live music with DJ JP

5:30 - 6:15 p.m.: Screening of The Dahomey Kingdom, a documentary about Benin's history

6:15 - 10 p.m.: Live music from Burkina Faso with the band Babcy la Réussite - and authentic African cuisine to taste! 


Avec Arnaud Adjovi ; en la présence de sa Majesté Denis Assongba et sa  Majesté Dah Ahidazan Jean

Venez nous rejoindre pour une soirée pleine de musique, nourriture et bons moments, dédiée aux cultures du Bénin, du Togo, du Cameroun et du Burkina Faso.

Ne manquez pas:

16h30 à 17h30 : Concert de DJ JP

17h30 à 18h15 : Séance de The Dahomey Kingdom, un film documentaire sur l'histoire du Bénin

18h15 à 22h00 : Concert du groupe Babcy la Réussite (Burkina Faso) et buffet de cuisine africaine.


This program is possible thanks to: The Association des Bourkinabais in Illinois, The Association des Beninois de l'Illinois, Benin Diaspora USA, Feelwell Home Care, and World Helpers International Inc.