The Igbo community in Minnesota with their invited friends celebrated their 12th annual Igbofest on the open grounds of the University of St. Thomas at St. Paul on Saturday, August 13.
“It still seems so unreal”, said a well-poised Syna Winford three weeks after beating six other challengers to win her first beauty pageant. The 24-year old Monrovia native, who has lived in the United States with her family since she was two, heard about the Miss Liberia Minnesota Beauty Pageant from Pageant director Antoinette Wilson and friend Theo Morgan of T and J Marketing, the pageant organizers.
By eleven pm, DJ Kader has revelers dancing to a hot mix of African hits in downtown’s Fahrenheit nightclub. This is the grand opening of the much-awaited ‘Safari Lounge’, an African monthly social event to be held on the last Sunday of every month.
One of Kenya’s premier DJs, DJ Adrian made the third stop of his six-week Capital FM Kenyan Connection Tour in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis leg was sponsored by Mezesha Entertainment, and held at the East African Taste Restaurant on June 11th. The crowd, who mostly Kenyan and Somali youth, were treated to a fusion of Kenyan music ranging from golden...
Outdoor temperatures soared to record-breaking levels Thursday, June 23rd. But the heat, held in check at the North Star Ballroom on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota, did not weaken the enthusiasm or energy of Minnesota African Women’s Association.