Aga Khan Museum – BLACK HISTORY MONTH – Date: Streams at 12 pm ET on Saturday, February 27

Aga Khan Museum provides visitors with a window into the artistic, intellectual, and scientific contributions of Muslim civilizations to world heritage.

Celebrate songs and stories illuminating Africa’s astounding cultural diversity and world-shaping creative impact.

Banner featuring eight acts performing the Aga Khan Museum's From Africa online concert

Streaming on Facebook Live on Saturday, February 27, From Africa will feature eight Toronto-area musical acts with rich personal and artistic connections to the African continent and its diaspora. Each one will share a song and a story revealing beautiful interrelationships that exist between a community’s traditions and the creative ideas and expressions of its artists.

From Africa: A Celebration for Black History Month will feature contributions from:

  • Njacko Backo
  • Madagascar Slim
  • Hassan el Hadi
  • Maryem Tollar
  • Blandine Mbiya
  • Tichaona Maredza
  • Fethi Nadjem
  • OKAN

This free-to-watch musical celebration in honour of Black History Month kicks off at noon ET on February 27 on Facebook Live. To participate, visit the Museum’s Facebook page, where you can cheer the artists in the comment. The performance will also be streamed, and later archived, on this page.

From Africa: A Celebration for Black History Month is presented by the Aga Khan Museum and is guest-curated by the Batuki Music Society.