MAY

FRIDAY 25

Ritual
22h The Masks of the Moon – Bwaba Ceremony | Burkina Faso
Venue: Roman Temple

Afro Bal
23h Celeste Mariposa | Portugal
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SATURDAY 26

Workshop and Conference
11h The art of Ndebele painting, and workshop
Esther Mahlangu, presents her mural created especially for the festival
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Conference
16h Ethnomusicologist, Anne Laure Bourget
The meaning of the Bwaba ceremony: The Masks of the Moon
Venue: Public Library of Évora

Sunset Performance
18h The griot « jeli » and the “Epic of Sundaita » | Mali
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Concert
21h Ballaké Sissoko Orquestra – The art of the kora, between masters and young disciples |Mali
Venue: Roman Temple

Ritual
22h The Masks of the Moon– Bwaba Ceremony | Burkina Faso
Venue: Roman Temple

Afro Bal
23h Costa Neto| Mozambique
Venue : Cadaval Palace

SUNDAY 27

Afro Brunch
11h The griot « jeli » and the “Epic of Sundaita » | Mali
Venue: Cadaval Palace

TUESDAY 29

Workshop for children:
15h The art of the kora by Ballaké Sissoko’s students
Venue: Sociedade Harmonia Eborense

Full Moon Ritual
21h The Masks of the Moon– Bwaba Ceremony | Burkina Faso
Venue: Cromlech of the Almendres

THRUSDAY 31

Workshop for children:
15h The art of the kora by Ballaké Sissoko’s students
Venue: Cadaval Palace

JUNE

SATURDAY 9

Afro Bal
22h Irmãos Makossa | Angola & Italy
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SUNDAY 10

Afro Brunch
11h Irmãos Makossa | Angola & Italy
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SATURDAY 16

Afro Bal
22h Rita Só | Portugal
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SUNDAY 17

Afro Brunch
11h Rita Só | Portugal
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SATURDAY 23

Afro Bal
22h Johnny Cooltrain | Angola
Venue: Feira S. João

SUNDAY 24

Afro Brunch
11h Johnny Cooltrain | Angola
Venue: Feira S. João

SATURDAY 30

Conference
11h African musicology, contemporary issues by Victor Gama
Venue: Public Library of Évora

15h Movie

Sunset Performance
18h Mbye Ebrima | Gambia
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Concert
21h Bambaram | Guinée-Bissau
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Afro Bal
23h DJ Rycardo| Angola
Venue: Cadaval Palace

JULY

FRIDAY 13

Children’s Program
18h Xigubo Zulu Dance: The young dancers of Xindiro Companhia | Mozambique
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Concert
21h Bassekou Kouyaté| Mali
This concert is presented in partnership with the Aga Khan Music Initiative, a programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Afro Bal
23h Moriké Keita aka Mo DJ – Electronic Marabout | Mali
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SATURDAY 14

Conference
11h A presentation of Xindiro Companhia and its children. How culture is a vehicle for social reintegration with Alexandra de Cadaval and Inacio João Mavunga
Venue: Public Library of Évora

Movie
15h Mozambico, sketching the music
Venue : Cadaval Palace

18h Ismokolo: Pantsula dance |South Africa
Dancers: Sibusiso Mthembu, David Mokale, Jabu Dlamini, Nkosana Mlauzi, Pule Ngcaba, Pele Gae
Sello Modiga…aka “ZILO” | Artistic Director
Sibusiso Mthembu | Choreographer
Mataupane | Music
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Concert
21h A Tribute to Mozambican dance and music
First Part | Xigubo Zulu Dance: The young dancers of Xindiro Companhia
Second part | Selma Uamusse, Mozambique
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Afro Bal
23h Miroca Paris | Cape Verde
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SUNDAY 15

Conference
11h Pantsula dance by Dr Daniela Goeller
Art historian and research associate at Université de Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne / Institut A.C.T.E. / CNRS Aesthetics of Performing and Spectacular Arts (EsPAS)
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Workshop
15h Pantsula dance by Sibusiso Mthembu, Choreographer
Venue: Cadaval Palace

FRIDAY 27

Full moon Ritual
22h The Zaouli de Manfla | Ivory Coast
Venue: Alto de São Bento

SATURDAY 28

Conference
11h The Zaouli de Manfla dance
Venue: Salão Nobre. Câmara Municipal Évora

15h Movie

Sunset performance
18h Afrika Aqui | Afro PALOP
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Concert
19h Femmes Percussionistes | Ivory Coast
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Concert
23h The Zaouli de Manfla | Ivory Coast
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Afro Bal
00h Dj Lucky | Angola
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SUNDAY 29

Afro Brunch
12h Bubacar Djabaté | Guinée Bissau
Venue: Cadaval Palace

AUGUST

SATURDAY 11

Afro Bal
23h Lady G Brown| Angola
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SUNDAY 12

Afro Brunch
12h Lady G Brown| Angola
Venue: Cadaval Palace

FRIDAY 24

Conference
21h00 | Afrofuturism: The conquer of another space-time by Sadrine Le Coz
Venue: Cadaval Palace

Afro Bal
23h30 Dj Ibaaku | Senegal
Venue: Cadaval Palace

SATURDAY 25

Concert
21h30 Sara Tavares | Portugal, Cape Verde
Venue: Praça do Giraldo 

Afro Bal
23h Congo Stars de Vibration Live | Congo with guests from Angola and Portugal
Venue: Cadaval Palace

– MUSICAL PROGRAM: FREE ENTRY
– EXHIBITION: 10AM TO 8PM open until 20th of September
MONDAY TO SATURDAY: 8€
SUNDAY: FREE ENTRY