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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 Buffet of Afro Canadian/ Caribbean Heritage and Cultural Celebrations.

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EVENT SCHEDULE - February 2020

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

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, Olasongstress, Adora Nwofor, Mel Vee, Bethel Afework, AlotOfPoetry, 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 has been supported by governmental and non-governmental organizations all across Canada who believed in this community gathering event. They are; Canadian Heritage, 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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