African Awards Gala is on Saturday October 14

African Awards Gala is on Saturday October 14

The 6th edition of the African Awards Gala is scheduled for Saturday, October 14 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park. Rep. Ilhan Omar who is serving her first term in the Minnesota House of Representatives will keynote. Omar received the Community Leadership Award at the 5th edition of the African Awards. She is the first alumni of the African Awards to come back as a keynote speaker for the prestigious awards that are organized by Mshale.

A two hour red carpet session at 5PM will precede the awards ceremony at 7pm.

The following is the evening’s gala schedule:

5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M: Red Carpet Arrival (Complimentary Wines from Africa, Complimentary African Appetizers by Kilimanjaro Catering)

7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.: Entertainment by Barinya West African Drumming Ensemble, Dinner, Keynote Address, Spoken Word, Awards Presentation.

10:00 P.M.: – Midnight: Music by DJ Dennis

More information is available at

What: African Awards Gala (6th Edition)

When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 5PM (Red Carpet) & 7PM (Entertainment, Dinner & Awards Ceremony)



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