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Come out and celebrate Juneteenth in the heart of Brooklyn! KowTeff is proud to announce our 9th Annual Juneteenth Celebration.  Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. This historic holiday, observed for over 150 years, is a time for rejoicing, reflection and renewal!

2019 Juneteenth Celebration | June 8, 2019

This event is FREE to the public (donations welcomed).




KowTeff's 2019 Juneteenth Celebration!

Saturday, June 8, 2019
12-8pm

Featuring Performing Artists: 

ADH

DAWN TALLMAN

MFOUMBILA KONGO DANCE COMPANY

BROOKLYN UNITED MUSIC & ARTS PROGRAM



Location:
Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza
1368 Fulton Street
Plaza Amphitheater
Brooklyn, NY 11216

The Juneteenth Celebration features dynamic performances by professional artists, a Health and Fitness Expo (with resources, consultations, and demonstrations), children's dance class and recreational activities, special programming for seniors, outdoor house party with DJ JUWANDI, and African Marketplace with some of the best vendors in town...ALL FREE OF CHARGE! 

The event also features an exciting line-up of Community Dance Classes taught by renowned instructors! This year's genres include Afro-Beat, Line Dancing, Congolese, and West African (donations accepted). 



ENJOY A FULL DAY OF FREE EVENTS!

2019 JUNETEENTH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 TIME
ACTIVITY   FEATURING LOCATION 
12:00 - 7:00 PM  African Marketplace  Vendors  East Plaza 
12:00 - 3:15 PM Children's Zone  Face Painting (Kwame Ankrah) /
Arts & Crafts / Games 
Amphitheatre Tent
 12:00 - 12:15 PM  Elder Care Presentation  Terri White (A Labor of Love) Amphitheatre Tent 
 12:15 - 12:30 PM Alzheimer's Presentation  NYC Center on Cognitive Neurology  Amphitheatre Tent
 12:30 - 12:45 PM  Elder Mental Health & Wellness Dr. Lorie Nicholas 
(New York Association of Black Psychologists)
Amphitheatre Tent 
12:45 - 1:15 PM   Nubian Sadhana Seated Yoga Fleuretta  Amphitheatre Tent 
 1:00 - 2:00 PM  Line Dance Class Brooklyn Ed  Multipurpose Room
1st Floor 
 1:15 - 3:15 PM  Elder Sip and Paint Andre Danvers  Amphitheatre Tent
 1:15 - 2:00 PM Martial Arts Demonstration  Master Sabu   Amphitheatre Tent
 2:15 - 3:15 PM Children's African Dance Class   Fatouseck Primus  Amphitheatre Tent
 2:15 - 3:15 PM Afro-Beat Dance Class  Ousmane Wiles (Omari Mizrahi)   Multipurpose Room
1st Floor
 3:30 - 4:45 PM  Juneteenth Performance  Brooklyn United Music & Arts Program Mfouambila Kongo Dance Company | ADH | Dawn Tallman West Plaza Stage 
 5:00 - 6:00 PM  Congolese Dance Class  Thelma & Andoche Loubaki  Multipurpose Room
1st Floor
6:15 - 7:15 PM   Djembe Dance Class  Darian Parker  Multipurpose Room
1st Floor
 5:00 - 8:00 PM  Outdoor House Party
H O U S E R I D D I M S
DJ Juwandi   West Plaza Stage

*SENIOR-Friendly Activities - Yellow                                                 *CHILD-Friendly Activities - Blue



Come on out and enjoy the festivities!
 
Vendor opportunities are still available!




Interested in Vending at the Juneteenth African Marketplace or Promoting Your Business, Service, or Product? 

 
Promote your business or sell your product by vending in the African Marketplace (very low fees!). Space is limited...register now for early-bird discount! Register online below. Payments are also accepted by mail and on-site event day. For further information on vending or promoting your health-related organization / business / service in the Health and Fitness Expo (no fee required) email laurasoaries@gmail.com or call 347-697-5476.


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