May 23, 2012

The Anancy Festival 2012: Caribbean American Heritage Month

The Anancy Festival 2012 will be held in four cities from the USA to Jamaica on Saturday, June 9, 2012.

The event takes place in the following for cities: Pembroke Pines, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Washington D.C. and Kingston, Jamaica. The event will be simulcast between each city giving attendees an opportunity to see performances at different locations. 

The Anancy Festival, named for Anansi, the West African trickster of folklore, is a celebration of Caribbean-American culture that’s geared toward children and teens. The festival provides a unique way for youngsters to learn about their cultural heritage and experience a rich collection of stories, music and dance. 

Anancy Festival 2012 details for each city: 

Pembroke Pines/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
June 9th, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
South Regional/Broward College Library
7300 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Admission: Free

Kingston, Jamaica
June 9th, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Library
2 Tom Redcam Drive, Kingston 3
Admission: Free

Orlando, Florida
June 9th, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Princess Theater
15 W. First St. Sanford, FL 32771
Door Prize: $100 Gift Certificate

Admission: FREE to children under the age of 2yrs.
Children over 2yrs up to 18yrs is $3 and Adults $5
College students with Student ID will be $3 (Pay at the Door)

Washington, D.C.
June 9th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
MLK Library
901 G Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
Admission: Free 

For more information about the 2012 Anancy Festival, visit the website at HTTP://WWW.ANANCYFESTIVAL.COM or Facebook page at HTTP://FACEBOOK.COM/ANANCYFESTIVAL


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