10TH ANNUAL AFRICAN & CARIBBEAN
CULTURAL FUN DAY 2016
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THE AKEBA AFRICAN & CARIBBEAN
CULTURAL FUN DAY 2016
30th July 2016
Lewsey Park, Pastures Way, Luton LU4 0PF
midday – 8 pm
This annual festival is a day of tropical
fun in the sun where visitors can watch, smile, participate
& discover African & Caribbean arts, culture and heritage
from a selection of 76 different countries.
The wide range of activities is aimed at all age
groups and communities.
Delicious African & Caribbean food and refreshments
will be available to buy all day.
event is focused on encouraging people to try something new
and pursue their interest in African & Caribbean culture a
information on stalls or the event:-
Free family and community fun day!
- free raffle ticket if you register in advance.
event will be opened by the newly elected Kathryn Holloway,
Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire and have a
10th year "thank you" presentation from Akeba. There will be
also be a presentation from Omowale Ru-Pert-em-Hru PASCF on
Famous Freedom Fighters, Dr. Khalid Almubarak from the Sudan
Embassy to speak about this year's celebration of 60 years
of independence and Montu Ptah, the Holy Qubtic Church UK.
We are also acknowledging this year's celebrations of
the following countries:-
Sudan, South Sudan, Tunisia and
Morocco - 60 years of Independence
Lesotho, Botswana - 50 years of Independence
40 years of Independence
Cultural Arts, Craft & Gift Market and Black Business and
Nine Red Black History Exhibition,
Freedom Fighters Exhibition & Discussion (PASCF & Akeba).
African & Caribbean Cultural Food & Refreshments on sale all
Carnival Costume Children's Display
(Scandalous), African drumming (The Healing Force Drums),
African dance (Osagyefo Theatre), Soca aerobics (Tony Isles
of Rampage CIC), Steel Pan & Song (Debra "PanDiva Romain")
spoken word (Kinch) and a Contemporary African Fashion Show
Children's activities - facepainting, limbo competition,
giant garden games, carnival arts workshop, flags
competition and storytelling.
Other activities -
African head-tie workshop, Lingala language workshops, Oware
workshop, dominoes trophy to be won,
(draughts, ludo, chess).
Or just relax on the grass
and take in the entertainment for the day.
Broadcast by LUR URBAN RADIO on
and THE VOICE NEWSPAPER will be attending with some
Event sponsored by: Luton Black Men Community Group &
National Association of Black Supplementary Schools.