30th ANNUAL AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2019
Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engagements, vibrant drumming, museum quality and collectible artifacts, colorful and rich handwoven fabric and textile, and other program spaces and Interactive spaces include: Drum & Afro-folk Village, Children and Family, African Heritage, African Spirituality, Wellness (Health) Village, Books and Authors, Fine Art, Film and Video, Food Court, Seniors and Quilting, and the African Marketplace.
Monday Sept 2nd
4:00pm- 4:30pm…Steve Maestro (Belizean Voodoo Priest)
4:30pm- 5:00pm…Tracye Eileen and Band
5:10pm- 5:50pm…Dee JAY 3K
6:00pm- 6:40pm…Terisa Griffin and Band
6:45pm- 7:30pm…AFRO B
7:30pm- 8:15pm…Awards and closing
8:15pm- 9:50pm….Ohio players and Band
Author Deanna Burrell, who is also the Queen of Washington Park, will be in the marketplace 5-7pm selling autographed copies of her best-selling novel SINGLE GIRL SUMMER for $20.
*Content provided by Africa International House (AIH)
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