Greetings,Working together to continue the legacy of the 37th Annual International African Arts FestivalThe 37th Annual International African Arts Fes...Read more
Greetings,Working together to continue the legacy of the 37th Annual International African Arts FestivalThe 37th Annual International African Arts Festival starts Thursday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 6th, from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm, at the spacious Commodore Barry Park, at Park Avenue and Navy Street Downtown Brooklyn, NY 11205.Festival goers will gather each day to enjoy live music, dance, spoken word performances, African marketplace, showcase performances, fashion, and hair shows. Children of all ages can enjoy an exciting childrens program featuring storytelling, clowns, and a youth talent search. This years theme is Akili na Moyo which means MIND & HEART in the language of Swahili.The 2008 Festival is dedicated to the legacy and memory of one of the Festival founders, Mzee Moyo. The family of organizers, activists, volunteers, vendors, artists and audiences pay tribute to his legacy. We also acknowledge everyone, who has helped over the past 37 years to build this institute of culture and commerce. Due to the challenging economic climate, the support of the community is needed to produce this years event. Please make a donation and tell a friend to make one too!The IAAF is a non-profit arts organization and all donations are tax deductible.