Thursday 23rd May 2019.
Don't miss The African Caribbean Cultural Festival Society launch of the new Cultural Festival on Thursday, May 23rd - Saturday 25th.
The Opening Ceremony on Thursday kicks off from 6:30pm at Government House. The 3-day culture, creativity, and conversation-filled festival. Among the featured speakers who will be offering remarks are His Excellency, Governor General Sir Rodney Williams, Her Excellence Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the USA.
Friday will have long-overdue discussions and conversations about topics like “Antigua’s Africans: From Where to Here. What Knowing our African origins does for Us” and “Mental Decolinisation”. Featuring local, regional and international experts education, illumination, and excitement about our history, our heritage, and where we're going (charting the future and our legacy) are the order of the day.
Saturday (also African Liberation Day) - Cultural Parade & Cultural Village. Celebrating our cultures and heritages as expressed through parade, food and other fare. Moko jumbies, drummers, dancers, warri exhibition, martial arts demonstrations, and more. All of this excitement culminates at the cultural village at T.N. Kirnon Primary School.
Read more about the festival here.