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Get ready! June is a big month for the cultural community as KowTeff celebrates the historic Juneteenth holiday and presents our signature "AfroSoulstice" event in a double-header series on SATURDAY JUNE 16th! Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate African Diaspora arts and culture!   

2018 Juneteenth Celebration | June 16, 2018

AfroSoulstice 2018 | June 16, 2018

Both events are FREE to the public (donations welcomed).

KowTeff's 2018 Juneteenth Celebration!

Saturday, June 16, 2018

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

It's back...a community favorite! Join us for KowTeff's 8th annual Juneteenth Celebration in the heart of Brooklyn! Enjoy a day of FREE cultural entertainment by local performing artists, dance classes (children & adults), fitness and wellness resources, consultations, and classes, fun activities for kids, a hair show, outdoor house party with DJ Juwandi, and some of the best vendors in town at the African Marketplace! See below for more information on the schedule of events and opportunities for vending and participation in the Fitness and Wellness Expo.



FREE Dance Classes for ALL Levels! (12PM - 3:30PM)

Children's Djembe Class - Tilishia Bradley (12PM)

Line Dance Class - Brooklyn Ed (12PM)

Fiyah Fit (Afro Carib Dance Fitness) - Jessica Phoenix (1:15PM)

Congolese Dance Class - Thelma & Andoche Loubaki (2:30PM) 

African Marketplace with a wide variety of vendors! (12PM - 8PM)

FREE Fitness and Wellness Expo - Resources and Classes! (12PM - 3:30PM)

Kid's Zone (FREE Face Painting and Balloon Art)! (1:30PM - 3:30PM)

FREE Live Performances and Cultural Entertainment! (3:45PM -5PM)

Majida featuring Yao Ababio

Aspire 2 Dance

Hair Show (by TarBaby Design featuring Kinky Edges Hair Collective & Sheny Nefer)

Nakai Fly

Chief Master Sabu's Humble School of Martial Arts

Abraham The Magician

Stilt Dancing

FREE Outdoor House Party (H O U S E R I D D I M S - DJ Juwandi)! 5PM - 8PM

The Juneteenth event also features an exciting line-up of Community Dance Classes of different genres (Line Dancing, Congolese, and West African) for which donations are accepted. 

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


Kowteff Presents:
AfroSoulstice 2018!

Saturday, June 16, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

(donations welcomed)

Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza
The Skylight Gallery
1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216

KowTeff is pleased to announce the return of our signature AfroSoulstice Celebration!  After the Juneteenth community performance, join us for an epic celebration of people, music, dance, and art from the African Diaspora powered by the energy of the new summer season! This year's AfroSoulstice celebrates the wonderfully rich culture & history of South Africa, and honors Winnie Mandela, Hugh Masekela, Nelson Mandela and other great South African leaders.

This South African-inspired indoor event includes TWO live bands -- featuring Lesedi Ntsane and Amma Whatt (special guest artist) -- Ifetayo Youth Ensemble, and a curated art exhibit. Come out and be energized by the pulsating rhythms of the African Diaspora and empowered by the spirit of South African solidarity & determination. 



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

Are you an entrepreneur, vender, local artisan, or service provider looking for community events to promote your product or service? Are you affiliated with a health or wellness business/organization and interested in sharing information or resources with the community? Take advantage of this great opportunity to promote your goods, products, services and resources through focused marketing to the community! Promotion opportunities are available through vending and participation in the Fitness and Wellness Expo. Deadline is JUNE 11th! See below for further information.

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