Arts + Culture

Meet Hannah Pool, the Woman Behind this Year's Africa Utopia Festival

We talk to the Eritrean-British writer and fashionista on black classical music and what it's like putting on a genuine pan-African festival.

Africa Utopia—an annual festival in its fourth year held at the Southbank Centre in London—presents talks, workshops, music and performances celebrating Africa. This year's highlights included the Mandela Trilogy by the Cape Town Opera and Chorus, a critically acclaimed play, Expensive Sh*t, by Adura Onashile and performances by Chineke!, "Europe’s first all black orchestra."

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Africa Utopia Returns To London

Africa Utopia returns to London for a third year of spotlighting music, literature, art, fashion & discussion from the continent and diaspora