Our People

Who we are:

Ethnik Festivals is a community-based organization that strives to create a platform for Afro Canadian/ Caribbean individuals, groups and collective creators to showcase their unique cultural identities to communities throughout all of Canada. We are people of vision, a dynamic organization and curators of the stories and cultural messages of Afro-Canadian traditions. We believe that sharing art can create opportunities to improve the quality of life and wellness of the members of our community.

Our Vision:

To showcase and share the richness of our artistic traditions and empower people to find their own cultural voice.

Our Mission:

Creating dynamic cultural spaces and platforms to celebrate diversity and inclusivity.

EF Team

Olanrewaju Ajayi

Founder/ Artistic & Creative Director

Olufikayo Balogun

Human Resources & Administration

Diella Ocran

Community Engagement & Outreach Lead

Imoleayo Ashogbon

Strategic Consultant &
Training

EF Board of Directors

Olasunmbo Durosola

Chairman

Adejumoke Olatunde

Director

Oluwadamilola Awoniyi

Director

Alaba Onitiri

Director

Oluwatosin Salako

Director

Dr. Kayode Oloniyo

Director

Olufikayo Balogun

Director

Oladayo Oni

Director

Leah Nicholson

Director