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Date:
October 14, 2018
Time:
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:
Bladensburg Waterfront Park
Address:
4601 Annapolis Road
Bladensburg, MD 20710
Contact:
301-446-3232; TTY 301-446-6802
Cost:
FREE!
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Celebrate Africa! Festival

Sunday, October 14, 2018


Bladensburg Waterfront Park will transform into an African marketplace when artists, storytellers, dancers, and food vendors from Senegal to Somalia converge for Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation’s inaugural "Celebrate Africa! Festival!"

Come dressed in your most glorious African garb and stroll the marketplace where kente cloth weavers and leatherworkers will practice centuries-old arts. Travel to West Africa with revered storyteller Vera Oye Yaa-Anna as she transports you with her interactive tales. Be amazed by sacred drummer Nana Frimpong and dancers from Farafina Kan. In between enjoy delicious food, take part in our African fashion show, and revel in the community. End the afternoon with a festival-capping performance by Grammy-nominated musician Cheick Hamala Diabate. Come and Celebrate Africa!

Ages: All ages are welcome