The “African Culture and Wellness Festival” a.k.a. ACAWF was created by Dr. SharitaYazid, Naturopath, New Body Products Ghana Chief Operating Officer and a repatriate to Africa. A group of natural healers, master African dance/drum instructors and fitness experts were consulted to help create a festival that would deliver a sound platform for years to come. ACAWF has taken the lead to educate, empower, and heal Africans on the continent and the Diasporas through culture and well-being.
January 30th to February 7th, 2019 we will ignite the festival with a Tour of Ghana. Our tourists will visit Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi, Volta., and Aburi/Eastern Region
February 7th, 2019 ACAWF will launch the festival with a live radio broadcast of Mutabaruka’s radio show “Cutting Edge” on IRIE FM in Jamaica and XLIVE FM in Ghana. The launch will be held at Jam Rock Jamaican Restaurant in Accra. East Legon. This year’s theme for ACAWF 2019 is “Our Land Our Sovereignty”, which is in perfect alignment with our endorsement from Ghana’s 2019 “Year of Return” for Africans in the diaspora.
February 9th, 2019 The African Culture and Wellness Festival will light up the Aburi Botanical Gardens with expected 3000 participants throughout the day featuring early morning health walk challenge approximately 7 kilometers, informative workshops, exhibitions and concert as follows.
ACAWF Exhibitions consist of an African Market Place, that will display Cultural Arts, Books, Music, and Fashion; The Healers Village a tranquil place where participants can stop anytime during the Festival to receive healing services like massage, reflexology, Reiki: and the Natural African Beauty Expo providing natural beauty products, natural hair and skin care demonstrations, and more. Our special Vegan All Stars Food Court will have a wide variety of delicious nutritious vegan foods from our local vegan restaurants and catering services.
ACAWF Workshops are composed of Fitness through African drum and dance, African martial arts, Afrobics, and yoga, complimented with Wellness presentations that brings a wealth of information on healthy lifestyles with nutrition, emotional healing, life management, meditation, food therapy, natural hair and skin care, culture, history, and arts instructed by master teachers, wellness experts and artist from various parts of Africa and the Diasporas.
ACAWF’s REGENERATION CONCERT with local and international artists will climax the festival, featuring our ambassador Mutabaruka, poet, singer, writer, and actor from Jamaica. (See more about Mutabaruka in the PowerPoint presentation on our website).
ACAWF is well aware that your participation and endorsement is key and crucial as an official advocate for positive health practices for the global African family.
Our targeted market will come from the Wellness industries , African Arts communities, Universities, Fitness Clubs, Religious organizations, Corporate and Government Workers, Wholistic healer’s associations, celebrities that follow a natural lifestyle and people who just enjoy celebrating African culture and wellness.
Our official sponsor is New Body Products, makers of CKLS colon cleanser and over 130 other fine natural herbal products. Established 1976 in Compton, California by world renowned naturopath, healer, herbalist and author Dr. Paul Goss
To register as a Tourist, Exhibitor. Sponsor or to advertise in our international directory download forms from our website www.acawf.com