Africa Oyé Festival is the largest celebration of live African music in the UK. Originally a smaller, multi-venue event, Oyé now attracts over fifty thousand people every June to Liverpool’s Sefton Park. Beginning in 1992 as a series of small gigs in Liverpool’s city centre, the event has consistently grown in size and popularity.
Interesting Features of Africa Oyé Festival
- The celebration has grown from its humble beginnings to include DJs, international food stalls, the pop-up Oyé Village, and global vendors touting ethically-sourced fairtrade goods.
- A children’s entertainment centre and an activity zone brimming with classes and workshops also make it a great spot for families.
- A children’s entertainment centre and an activity zone brimming with classes and workshops also make it a great spot for families. in addition to sponsorship, advertising, in kind support and the revenue generated from pitched traders, merchandise and the Oyé beer tent.