10TH ANNUAL AFRICAN & CARIBBEAN CULTURAL FUN DAY 2016


   

THE AKEBA AFRICAN & CARIBBEAN

CULTURAL FUN DAY 2016

 

Date: Saturday 30th July 2016

Venue: Lewsey Park, Pastures Way, Luton LU4 0PF

Time: 12 midday 8 pm

Entry: Free

 

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. This event is focused on encouraging people to try something new and pursue their interest in African & Caribbean culture a little further.

For information on stalls or the event:-

07957 147547      

akeba.online@yahoo.co.uk

 

   

Free family and community fun day!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/akeba-african-caribbean-cultural-fun-day-2016-tickets-26700451770
- free raffle ticket if you register in advance.

The 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
Barbados, Guyana, Lesotho, Botswana - 50 years of Independence
Seychelles - 40 years of Independence

Main attractions:-
Cultural Arts, Craft & Gift Market and Black Business and Charities Stalls.
Nine Red Black History Exhibition, Freedom Fighters Exhibition & Discussion (PASCF & Akeba).
African & Caribbean Cultural Food & Refreshments on sale all day.

Performances:-
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 (Cowrie Design)


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, games tables (draughts, ludo, chess).

Or just relax on the grass and take in the entertainment for the day.

Live Broadcast by LUR URBAN RADIO on www.lurlive.co.uk
and THE VOICE NEWSPAPER will be attending with some giveaways!

 

Event sponsored by: Luton Black Men Community Group & National Association of Black Supplementary Schools.

 

 

 


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