Africa Day 2014

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Africa Day 2014

Africa is composed of 58 nations and has African Union (AU) as its umbrella organisation like European Union.  The AU celebrates Africa Day on 25th May each year.  Here in South Australia, we are starting celebration of African Day on 24/25 May 2014, through strategic principles of partnership, education, empowerment and engagement: including food and culture, music and arts, and sport. We, ACOSA, therefore request   that all community groups, corporate business world, media , sponsors, local universities, SA Amateur Football League, Sports Clubs, FFSA, Honourable Members of Parliament (MPs), Local Government and key State Government Departments such Multicultural, DIMIA & DCSI  come on board and support this historic initiative project and occasion.

2014 Africa Day Inaugural Program

Time Duration Program

1

 

0900-1100 

2 HoursSoccer Quarter Finals

2 

1130-1330 

2HoursSemi-Finals3 

1400-1600 

2 HoursFinals41600-1630                                   30 MinPresentation of Medals51630-170030 MinEntertainment61700-1730

   30 Min

 a) Kaurna Welcome

b) Australian National Anthem

c) African Anthem

d) Speeches by :

Guest Speaker:-African Diplomatic Corps Rep

South Australian Governor 

Mayor for Prospect City Council

Minister for Multicultural SA

Local MP(s) 17:30-17:355minVote of Thanks

ACOSA President: Dr David Malinda717 35-180025 Min

 Entertainment

8 

1800-1830 

30MinEntertainment91830-1900 30 MinEntertainment

10 

1900-1930 

30 Min

Entertainment

11 

1930 T/Late   

Unlimited    

 DJ Music

12

 

1930-1935- 

5min

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACOSA  Community Administrator-Mr Jason Midzi13EVENTS  MANAGER  &  COORDINATOR:Mr David Shepherd N Mutusva

 

You will find the appropriate forms, including the program, below:

2014 ACOSA Expression of Interest Form 25th May Inaugural Africa Day Celebrations in SA B1

ACOSA Sports Department Soccer Africa Day Celebrations in South Australia Team Entry Form

ACOSA 2014 Inaugural Africa Day Soccer Booklet Rules from AdminACOSA

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Let’s Celebrate African Australians

African Australians have made many positive contributions to Australian society and culture over the years. On 25 August 2012, this was celebrated with an awards ceremony held at the prestigious Sydney Opera House.

Celebrate African Australians Inc. awarded 100 of the most influencial African Australians – including ACOSA President, David Malinda – for their various contributions to Australian society.

David, who is an Australia Day Ambassador for South Australia, was awarded a ‘Living Legend’ award for his contribution to the Australian scientific and cultural community.

ACOSA President, David Malinda (centre) with the Kenyan High Commissioner (left), his wife (right) and fellow Kenyans

For more about the Awards and finalists, visit the Celebrate African Australians website.

Congratulations David! And well done to all the nominees, finalists and icons.

African Twilight Market 2012-13

Jambo!

We’re very excited. It’s that time of the year again when we dust off our winter frost and celebrate summertime with the opening of the African Twilight Market.

This is our third consecutive year for the markets, and we’ve been very happy with its success and so we’re pleased to announce that the Twilight Market will be back for 2012-13, starting Friday 12 October 2012, at 6pm –  Prospect Town Hall.

There will be traditional food, arts, clothing, jewellry, music and more from around Africa to celebrate our beautiful cultures.

If anyone is interested in becoming a stallholder, click here.

We hope to see you there!

Welcome!

Welcome to ACOSA’s very first blog. We are very happy to finally have an online presence.

Whether you are an newly arrived African in South Australia, a community member wanting to become involved with the African Community, an educator or just curious about ACOSA, we hope you will find our blog a useful resource.

If you have partaken in any ACOSA activities and would like to write a guest blog, please contact us and tell us:

a) your name, email address, telephone number and your association with ACOSA

b) a brief summary of what you would like to write

c) if you have any pictures to accompany you post.

We will get back to you as soon as we can.

If you have any other suggestions, queries or questions, please contact us.