29th Annual African World Festival

When: Fri, Aug 19 - Sun, Aug 21 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Be among the 300,000 souls in the sun-drenched sea of humanity exploring the sights, sounds, smells, and textures of African and African American culture and music. Indulge in mouth-watering foods from across the Diaspora. Examine the wares of over 200 master craftsmen and visual artists. Groove to global music spanning the spectrum of roots, rock, reggae, R&B, world, blues, jazz, hip-hop and soul. Witness the improvisatory choreography of the step competition, dance troupes and drum ensembles. 2011 headliners include virtuoso vocalist extraordinaire Rachelle Ferrell, jessica Care moore's Black Women Rock!, and a musical tribute to Fela Kuti featuring the Odu Afrobeat Orchestra. This family-friendly festival includes something for all ages: the children’s Watoto Village, the Health is Wealth Pavilion, Generation Next Kingdom, and Artists’ & Elders' Villages. This three-day, free event is one of the region’s most anticipated summertime rituals! For more information please visit our website. http://www.thewright.org/upcoming-events/details/223-29th-annual-african-world-festival

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EugeneMahone111 says ... on Monday, Mar 26 at 2:33 PM

the World African Festival is special in muisic lineup art,poerty l go to the festival 20 years ever festival in hart plaza , and riverfront in detriot

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