Sunday, August 26, 2012

African Festival of the Arts Chicago #AFA2012 Tweet Chat
What is a twitter tweet chat?

A twitter tweet chat is an online conversation or chat that happens on twitter. The participants of the chat use a hashtag such as #AFA2012 to follow the online conversation on twitter. You must have a twitter account to participate.

RT Join Tweet Chat this Tues. 12:30 pm 1:30 pm CST w/ Celebs @AfricanFestChi follow 

The African Festival of the Arts Chicago #AFA2012 Tweet Chat is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2012 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. This is an one-time event.

You can use which is a third-party twitter application which helps followers separate tweets to make it easier to follow. A few minutes before the chat begins go to participate in the chat.

You can type your questions and answers without the hashtag because TweetChat will add automatically.

Invite other to the chat with this link "Join me for a #AFA2012 TweetChat at:"

Moderators Twitter Handles to Follow:
@AfricanFestChi #AFA2012

Tweet Chat Questions #AFA2012 

Q1: Have any pictures from previous years at the festival? Tweet them to us, we will share them on our Twitter feed and Facebook account!

Q2:  AFA is the cheapest ticket to Africa built around African culture, art, music, history and activities? 

Q3: Did you know AFA takes place every Labor Day Weekend in Washington Park?

Q4: People come from all over the Midwest to enjoy the festival! It's a tradition for a lot of families! What's ur 
favorite Labor Day tradition?

Q5: This year's festival theme is "Reflection of Our Culture." What do you love most about your culture?

Q7: What are you most excited about with the festival this year?

Q8: What's your favorite @george_clinton and Parliament Funkadelic song?

Q9: Did you inivite your friends and family to the festival this year! Children under 14 and Senior 62+ tickets are only $5!

Q10: Have you bought your festival tickets? Only $10 for advance tickets thru Aug. 28th - $20 at the gate, $5 for seniors 62+  Our line up is quite amazing! George Clinton, Lyfe Jennings, Dwele, VaShawn Mitchell and more.

Bonus Question: Want to win a free pair of tickets? We are giving out a free pair on 1-Day tickets to our follower who gives us the most retweets. 

African Festival of the Arts Chicago #AFA2012 Contest

WIN! A free TWO WEEKEND PASSES and a chance to win an expense paid trip to Las Vegas, Cancun, or a Caribbean Cruise!

Official rules:
1) To qualify to win users must first like the Facecebook page of The African Festival of the Arts.
2) Users must share above image on their wall. 
3 ) Users must get their Facebook friends to like the picture they shared on their wall. 
4) The top two users with the highest number of likes will each receive two complimentary VIP seats to the 2012 AFA Festival, and a chance to win an expense paid trip to Las Vegas, Cancun, or a Caribbean Cruise!

5) Contestants must be 18 and up to win.

African Festival of the Arts Chicago #AFA 2012

 Invitation by Kahil El'Zabar

Dee Parmer Woodtor Main Stage

Purchase Tickets

Friday, August 31 thru Monday, September 3, 2012

Please pick up your tickets at the main gate at 51st and Cottage Grove Ave.

Any ticket can be used on any day between August 31 and Sept 3


Tickets can be purchased at the main gate at 51st and Cottage Grove Ave.

Advanced Tickets $10.00 thru August 28th

Daily Admission $20.00 at Gate

Family / 2 Adults & 4 Children – $30.00

Weekend Pass – $30.00


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Written  by Flight Attendant Black Travel Blogger  Janice Temple  Flight Attendant American Eagle Airlines
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