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2019 Black History Month Events and Dinner

Please note that this list includes both government-run events and community-run events. If you have a question about a community-run event, please contact the event organizer directly. Community-run event information is provided for convenience only. The Province bears no responsibility for the accuracy of information about community-run events, the manner in which community-run events are operated, or for the cancellation of community-run events.
February09
Saturday, 9 February, 2019 - 6:30 PM to
Sunday, 10 February, 2019 - 12:00 AM
Rosary Hall; Mount Saint Vincent University; 166 Bedford Hwy; Halifax NS
Cost: 
$35 Before Jan 15
$40
Organized By: Africa Festival of Arts and Culture Society (AFACS)

The Black History Month Events and Dinner is  one of the annual activities of the Africa Festival of Arts and Culture Society and the goal of the event is to remember, acknowledge and celebrate the rich history of African Canadians [and Nova Scotians].

 

The Event will include highlights of the history, the journey and accomplishments of African Canadians and Diasporas in politics, civic and cultural activities, a full course dinner, and performances by artists of African descent, including Master Drummer Amadou Kienou and the Djeli Sira group originally from Burkina Faso, now based in Toronto and Montreal, Master Dancer Mohammed Duranteau from Guinea and Wontanara Drum & Dance

 

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