Created By: Cultural Destinations
Little Africa in Saint Paul brings to you the beauty and vibrancy of Africa right here in Minnesota. Sample African food from sambusas to Injira and Awaze Tibbs. Drink traditional Ethiopian coffee or try and Eritrean beer. Enjoy the beautiful murals on various buildings. In the summer enjoy Little Africa Fest - where the whole area becomes alive with the music, dance and food of Africa. Visit the small business owners from ethnic grocery stores to restaurants and furniture stores. Little Africa is the vision of Gene Gelgelu and African Economic Development Solutions. This tour is developed by Dr. Bruce Corrie, a pioneer in the strategy of leveraging cultural assets for economic development and wealth creation in diverse neighborhoods. See culturaldestinations.org.