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Our Mission

The mission of the Afro nation Entertainment Society is to empower and uplift Afro-Caribbean artists, musicians, filmmakers, and creators by providing them with platforms, resources, and opportunities to showcase their talents to BC, Canadian, and global audiences. We are committed to fostering collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity, with the aim of promoting African culture and talent in all its forms. 

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The Afro nation Entertainment Society envisions a world where African culture is celebrated, embraced, and showcased on a global stage. We strive to be the catalyst for a vibrant and diverse entertainment industry that promotes Afro-Caribbean talent, creativity, and excellence, leaving an indelible mark on the British Columbia, Canadian, and global cultural landscape. 

Promote African Talent

Our primary mandate is to identify, nurture, and promote Afro-Caribbean talent in the entertainment industry. We strive to create opportunities for artists, musicians, filmmakers, and creators to showcase their work, gain recognition, and find avenues for professional growth.

Facilitate Collaboration

We aim to foster collaboration and partnership within the Afro-Caribbean entertainment industry and beyond. By connecting artists, professionals, and organizations, we seek to facilitate the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and resources, leading to the creation of transformative and impactful projects.

Create, promote, and curate the annual Afro-nation Festival

Empowerment and Education

We believe in the power of education and empowerment. We strive to provide educational resources, training, and mentor-ship programs to empower Afro-Caribbean artists and creators, equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the entertainment industry.

Cultural Exchange

We are committed to promoting cultural exchange between Africa and the rest of the world. Through our initiatives, we aim to bridge cultural divides, foster understanding, and celebrate the richness and diversity of Afro-Caribbean cultures.


Afro Nation ignites the spirit of African culture in the heart of Vancouver

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Afro Nation Canada is a not-for-profit community-based organization that promotes African music in Vancouver through its annual flagship music festival Afro Nation. Established in 2000, Music Africa is among the oldest and most respected organizations promoting African music in Canada. Through its activities and events, such as the annual Black History Month Concert Series, Music Africa is committed to enhancing appreciation and awareness of African music among Canadians and continues to strive to establish Toronto as a thriving global centre for African music.



Afro Nation ignites the spirit of African culture in the heart of Vancouver, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. Afro Nation seeks to share the rich and diverse expressions of African music and culture in an inclusive, vibrant and positive community festival setting. Through Afro Nation, a diverse audience celebrates the abundant energy of African music in an effort to cultivate community spirit and enhance the understanding and appreciation of the diverse people of Africa.


01  Excellence

We uphold a commitment to excellence in all aspects of our work. We strive for the highest standards of quality, professionalism, and artistic expression, aiming to showcase the best of Afro-Caribbean talent to the world.

02  Inclusivity

We embrace diversity and inclusion as core values. We actively seek to amplify voices and perspectives from all corners of Africa, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, or background. We believe that everyone should have equal opportunities to participate in and benefit from the entertainment industry.

03  Integrity

We conduct our activities with integrity, transparency, and ethical behavior. We value honesty, accountability, and respect in all our interactions, both internally and externally.

04  Innovation

We embrace innovation and creativity as essential drivers of progress. We strive to push boundaries, explore new ideas, and challenge the status quo, ensuring that African entertainment remains at the forefront of global cultural trends.

05  social impact

We are committed to making a positive social impact in the communities we serve. We prioritize initiatives that promote social change, address social inequalities, and contribute to the sustainable development of the African entertainment industry.

In conclusion, the Afronation Entertainment Society envisions a world where Afro-Caribbean culture shines brightly and Afro-Caribbean talent thrives. With a mission to empower, promote, and celebrate Afro-Caribbean artists, our mandates of talent promotion, collaboration facilitation, cultural exchange, and empowerment and education form the foundation of our work. Our values of excellence, inclusivity, integrity, innovation, and social impact guide us in realizing our vision and making a lasting impact on the BC, Canadian, and global entertainment landscape. 

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Afro Nation Music Festival