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West-African Jollof Festival

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 2018-06-30 23:15
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 15:00
Union Market
1309 5th St NE
Washington
DC
20002
US

Tickets:buytickets.at/jolloffestival.com

After Nigeria made a clean sweep of the Jollof Festivals DC & NYC in 2017, Liberia came up with a strong win in the first ever anonymous voting version of the Jollof Wars in ATLANTA in our 2018 Jollof festival '18 cities. Who will win the Jollof wars 2018 DC/!

EAT your way through the best Jollof rice dishes dc has to offer at our annual Jollof Festival. We've challenged DC's Jollof chefs and restaurants to come up with exciting takes on this classic comfort food. The event is full of fun, and you will have an opportunity to cast an anonymous vote for the best-made Jollof during the event.

Re-cap: NYC Jollof festival '17 https://youtu.be/Z4s-K0C6bfE
Re-cap: DC Jollof festival '17 https://youtu.be/htc4cOxXkCA

Participating Countries:
- Nigeria
- Cameroon
- Ghana
- Liberia
- Senegal


- Sierra Leone
- Guinea


Schedule:
- 2pm Doors/ Drumming
- 3pm Let the Jollof Wars Begin 
- 4pm Conversations (Food/Culture)
- 5pm Afrobeat dance and Fitness Demo by Melanin Kings
- 6pm Voting ends/ Photobooth fun
- 7pm Judges vote, Clifford Owusu (Kappacinco perforams)


10pm afterparty @1230 DC (Free entry for ticket holders)




Your ticket gets you:
- Tasting tickets
- Access to other African dishes for sale
- The Jollof wars
- Photo Booth fun
- Access to cash bar
- Live Art and painting
- Ankara Bazaar Station
- Cultural Dance performance
- Live beats from our DJs spinning African hits


*Prices subject to increase
*All tickets sold are final
*This event is rain or shine
*Schedule subject to delay
*All pictures, videos taken at this event are copyrighted by @Jollof Festival
*Participating performers, vendors, chefs and restaurants TBA
www.jolloffestival.com



FAQs

Has this event happened before? How did it go last year?

- Yes it has, it went really well.

Re-cap: NYC Jollof festival '17 https://youtu.be/Z4s-K0C6bfE

Re-cap: DC Jollof festival '17 https://youtu.be/htc4cOxXkCA


Where can I join your community/movement?


- Join us here: INSTAGRAM / FACEBOOK

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

- No, this is a family friendly event. Minors must be accompanied.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

- jolloffestival@gmail.com 

Can I use my tasting tickets wherever I want?

- You wil be given a tasting ticket to use per participating country

Can I buy food at the festival?

- Yes you can

Can I buy food at the festival in addition to my tasting tickets?

- Yes you can

How large are the tastings?

- Tastings will only be for Jollof dishes from the different countries, they wont be full meals.

Can I purchase food with a card?

- Cash might be better because not all vendors have swipe machines

What's the refund policy?

- All tickets sold are final 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

- No, you do not need to, kindly bring a copy of the ticket on your phone and we can scan you in 

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

- Yes, you can transfer your ticket to someone, but they must have a copy of the ticket 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

- That's fine

1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002

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