Dafesta 2022 will be hosted by the one and only Diana H. Diana, a Tv host at spit wisdom TV, pursuing her communication degree at Iowa State University and she is more than ready to host our third edition of the Des Moines African Festival. Early January of 2022, the names of dafesta 2022 nominees were announced in 16 different award category which includes Best Male Artist of the Year 2022, Best Female Artist of the year 2022, Best Gospel artist of the year 2022, Best Male fashion model of the year 2022, Best female fashion model of the year 2022, Best Gospel song of the year 2022, Best gospel song of the year 2022, Best DJ of the year 2022, Best Gospel Music collaboration of the year 2022, Best Music video of the year 2022, Best online Tv of the year 2022, Best Music producer of the year 2022, Best video director of the year 2022, and the most growing online small business of the year 2022. Besides the listed awards, we will also be giving out Best performers awards in music and fashion models’ best perfomer. Therefore, the nominations had 95 nominees, and this time around we are looking forward to announcing our 2022 winners on June 4, 2022, at the biggest festival that will take place in West Des Moines, Iowa from 2pm to midnight. Every year we choose outstanding young men and women to present our awards and this year we have the following award presenters; Furaha Eca from Iowa, Doxido Danielle from Missouri, Tulia Mulemba from Iowa, Didas Dunia from Newyork, Fidel Ilundu from Texas, Sylvie Ngenda from Iowa, Mima Harmel from Las vegas, and Dancile from Iowa. Choosing these talented young men and women was not just because we wanted to have them, but their ability, hard work, potential, and dedication it is the reason why we chose them to present the 18 different awards that will be given on June 4, 2022. Special thank you to our 2022 Sponsors; Bankers Trust, GreenState Credit Union, American Airlines, Delta Airline, and MagZi Fashion Line.