THE AFRIBEMBE FESTIVAL BRINGS MUSIC, ART, AND CULTURE TO HARLEM ON AUGUST 18

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The CCCADI, and It's My Park Day, Present the AfriBembe Festival in East Harlem on August 18.
Photo: Nina Gale Olson

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in Association with It’s My Park Day Presents The AfriBembe Festival in East Harlem! The event will be held on August 18, 2019, from 12 Noon - 8 PM on East 120th Street between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue. Those performing will include: AfroDomincano, Bohio Music, Típica 73, Retumba, DJ Laureano, and more!

Join the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) and My Park Day on Saturday, August 18th from 12 noon until 8:00 pm, for a Pan-African cultural festival that celebrates the artistry, musicality, and creative expressions of the African Diaspora. Festival-goers will delight in a pan African food and artisan market, live music performances, a pop-up outdoor exhibition, street style fashion show, a host of art activities, and other surprises!

We’ll also feature DJ’s bringing you the vibes from across the African diaspora and beyond. Performances from AfroDomincano, Bohio Music, Típica 73, Retumba, DJ Laureano, and more! Learn more here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ the-afribembe-festival-in- east-Harlem-tickets-6819405726 1 The AfriBembe is made possible with support from: Howard Gilman Foundation, Harlem Community Development Corporation, Casabe House, Fada, NYC Parks, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, and Young Bucks Sports.

ABOUT CCCADI

CCCADI is the foremost African Diaspora Cultural Arts Institution and Learning Center in New York. Since our founding in 1976 by Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, we have sought to preserve and present African Diaspora cultures; train the next generation of cultural leaders, and unite Diaspora communities by leveraging arts and culture as tools for social justice and change. Each of CCCADI's programs asserts the centrality and relevance of African, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latino culture. CCCADI carries out its mission through public art exhibitions, performances, educational programs, internships, fellowships, workshops, conferences, collaborations, and international exchanges. For more info: www.cccadi.org.

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