The 2023 DAFESTA Red Carpet Official banner has been revealed. The banner will be on blue background with logos of all our 2023 sponsors. Thank you so much to all our sponsors for your recent donation to the Des Moines African Youth Festival Awards. You are in the excellent organization of many others who help… Read More 2023 DAFESTA Season: Artists, dancers and fashion models Performer announced.
Ladies and gents, Meet the DAFESTA 2023 Host, the one and Only Ms. Antoniah A Radiologic Technologist, A YouTuber, an influencer, and a content creator, all the way from Boise, Idaho. She loves her family, and she is entertaining to be around. During her free time, she loves listening to music and dancing. This year, she… Read More Meet Dafesta 2023 Host & DJ
Hello Dafesta family, YOU ARE INVITED TO: 2023 DAFESTA HOST, PRESENTERS & PERFORMERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON! Are you someone who has a passion for public speaking? Look no further. Sign up for our award presenter form which can be found here – Dafesta 2023 Presenter sign-up form Most people are probably wondering who is… Read More DAFESTA 2023 IS ONLY 4 MONTHS AWAY..!
We’re hosting the 4th edition of the Des Moines African Youth Festival Awards (DAFESTA), and we’d love to see you there. Join us for the 2023 AFRICAN FESTIVAL on Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 12:00 am at Prairie Meadows Event Center, Located at 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009. Saturday, July 22, at… Read More LET US GET TOGETHER
Hello from the Dafesta familly to yours… It is that time of the year again to send out your vote for the 2023 Des Moines African Youth Festival Award. Below are the things to put in mind before you vote Kindly, Click the link below to vote
Hello Dafesta Family, We made it! Here’s to more adventures together in 2023. Happy new year, and I have a Great news for you. Dafesta suggestions form for this year’s festival is now open, please make sure you click the link below to send us your suggestions because the first step to the right winners… Read More DAFESTA 2023 SUGGESTION FORM IS NOW AVAILABLE
We want to recognize BRAVO GREATER DES MOINES as our new sponsor. Thank you for willing to support Des Moines African Youth Festival Awards. “Bravo Greater Des Moines envisions a community where arts, culture and heritage organizations across Greater Des Moines are recognized and supported as vital contributors to the region’s vibrant quality of life. Our… Read More NEW SPONSOR ALERT
As a part of our 2023 fundraising plan for the 2023 African Festival, it is our pleasure to present to you one of the most prominent celebrity artist known as Alikiba, AKA King Kiba, king of Bongo Flavor music all the way from East Africa Tanzania, in the USA to give an epic live performance… Read More ALIKIBA LIVE IN DES MOINES, IOWA ON NOV 19, 2022
On June 4, 2022, at the Event Center Venue located in West Des Moines, Iowa another history was made as the third edition of the Des Moines African Youth Festival came to life. It was a night of celebration of African music, culture, foods, and seeing the best performances from our most talented African youths across… Read More Congratulations to our 2022 Winners