Join us at our main events happening the weekend of May 4-5 and final mass event on May 6.
MAY 4: Baobab Community Performance
The Baobab Tree Drum Dance Community, directed by Kathy Armstrong, will be performing at the Kitchener Market on Saturday May, 4th.
MAY 5: Racial Justice and Music, Panel Event
Kitchener City Hall Rotunda
Panel discussion on Racial Justice and Music, and the role of music in promoting racial justice within the education system and broader community. Led by Fanis Juma Radstake and featuring panelists MPP Laura Mae Lindo, Joni NehRita, and Arabella Hareem Abid.
Also featuring youth performances from the African, Caribbean and Black Identifying Community.
MAY 6: Mass Gahu Event
Kitchener City Hall
Carl Zehr Square
Over 400 local high-school students will gather at Kitchener City Hall and be led by Ghanaian master drummer Kwasi Dunyo in a mass musical experience of Ghanaian drumming, dancing and singing.
Laura Mae Lindo
Afro Fusion Dance Team
The Afro Fusion Dance group is made up of ACBI students at Cameron Heights that share a passion for dance and Afro centred arts. The group launched this year through the support and guidance of their staff sponsor Katie Knowlton. This group was featured at the Cameron Heights Black History Month Assembly as well as at the Kitchener Youth Awards Ceremony.