African Gala Night ‘The Motherland’ to be held this April at Missouri S&T

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On April 22, 2019

Missouri S&T will celebrate African Gala Night on April 28, 2019. Photo by Missouri S&T

The African Student Association at Missouri S&T invites campus and community members to attend the 2019 African Gala Night on April 28.

Titled “The Motherland,” the event will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center, located on the Missouri S&T campus. The event will include a student cultural show that will feature African dance, art, food, fashion, music and traditions, with a break at 6 p.m. for dinner.

Keynote speaker Georgette Barnes Sakyi-Addo, CEO of Georgette Barnes Ltd., will take the stage at 5:10 p.m. The event will conclude with a concert featuring musical artist Jaybleeng, an Afrobeat singer from St. Louis.

Tickets are $7 for adults and S&T students. Children under 5 may attend for free. Tickets are available for purchase in the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays through April 26. Tickets will also be available at the door. There is no additional charge for the concert.

For more information, contact African Student Association President Roba Elshiekh at

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