Welcome to Issamba Centre

 Our events are now virtual due to COVID-19. The Issamba Centre will be open for walk-in

in Winter  2021. All our in-person activities are postponed for now. 

Please contact us for one-on-one support

A hub for African, Caribbean diaspora and  African Descent communities on Vancouver Island

      Centre Culturel et Social pour les Personnes d'Ascendance Africaine


About Us

Issamba Centre is a hub for People of African origin and of African descent, and a gateway for engagement with Africa and the Caribbean. We are the only African Descent Centre in BC, and are proud to be the first on Vancouver Island.


  • Regional Black Canadians Forum
    Online Event
  • Black History Month
  • Black History Month 2021 - The Symposium
    Online Event
  • Issamba - A Journey Through African Rooted-Rhythms
  • African Cultural Week/AfriCa Fest 2021
  • Wakanda Gala

What We Offer

From information/referrals to educational and cultural programs, we can help.



Thank you for your generous support!

African Arts & Cultural Centre: A hub for people of African Descent

Centre Culturel et Social pour les Personnes d'Ascendance Africaine

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