Cancelled for 2014: African World Festival wants to streamline

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Board of Directors of Afro World Enterprises has decided to forgo the 2014 African World Festival.

According to a news release from the board, President Mark Wade said, “To ensure the continued quality of programming, we are taking this year to streamline operations, bolster sponsor opportunities and expand event offerings.”

Planning for the 2015 festival is apparently underway.



  • Annette

    I just Don’t get why Africa festival was cancel that the only festival me and my family look forward to every year

  • Theresa

    Just so that you know I and others are not pleased that you, the Board of Directors waited this long, a year later to inform the community, us of your decision to cancel the festival ‘this is not good planning’!!!, and we the African-American community is not pleased!!!! who ? would wait until the time of the affair to cancel and say oh, we just decided to streamline for this year; why!!!! you had a whole year to streamline. Concerned Citizen!
    Most Sincerely’
    Theresa K

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