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Ethnik Festival of Arts and Culture...Celebrating Black History Month

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Central Library

800 3 Street Southeast

Calgary, AB T2G 0E7

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A showcase of Afro Canadian/ Caribbean Heritage and Cultural Celebration.

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EVENT SCHEDULE - February 2020

1. 22nd February - FOOD WAR – The emergence of Jollof Rice Royalty –

Venue - ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen - 5302 Forand Street SW, Calgary, AB T3E 8B4

Time - 12 noon - 2 pm (Limited seating available) Send email to ethnikfashion@hotmail.com for a seat reservation.

2. 28th February - Festival Day 1

Venue - Central Library Downtown Calgary

Time - 2 pm

3. 29th February - Festival Day 2

Venue - Central Library Downtown Calgary

Time - 2 pm

GUEST ARTISTS/ SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS

1. Jully Black - Canadian R&B Queen

2. Olunike Adeliyi - Canadian/ Hollywood Actress

3. Hon. Kaycee Madu - Minister of Municipal Affairs “the first African-born provincial Minister in Canadian history”

4. Chima Nkemdirim

And many other performances from local Calgarian Artists/ Afro Canadian & Caribbean Communities - Rondel Roberts, Rey Francis, Sasha Spronk, KTheChosen, Wakefield Brewster, Adora Nwofor, Mel Vee, Bethel Afework, AlotOfPoetry, DJ 1oN, Priscila Bukasa, Syla Drum Circle, Sabrina Naz, Sankofa Arts and Music Foundation.

Community Performances from - Burundi, Congo, Egypt, Barbados, Ghana, Haiti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Trinidad & Tobago, Somalia, Tanzania, Senegal, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Jamaica, Malawi, Uganda, Cameroun, South Africa etc.

SPONSORS

This festival is fully supported by Governmental and non-Governmental Organizations across Canada including the Alberta Government, City of Calgary, Calgary Art Development, Calgary Foundation, Calgary Public Library, RBC Royal Bank, D'Touch Ltd, Canada Mobile X-Ray Inc., ICAI, Empowered Movement YYC and Simba Creative.

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800 3 Street Southeast

Calgary, AB T2G 0E7

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