Wakanda 5 Celebration!
The only place to be on the 3rd of September is the Wakanda 5 Celebration!
Here is what can to expect at the Wakanda Celebration taking place on the 3rd of September:
Live Music and Dance Performances!
It’s Mount Vernon’s ultimate African festival. This year, the Wakanda Celebration brings a great lineup of artists to Traphagen School including PitsRa YaMabala, Tina Kakolaki, The Scrubs Band, Bokandeye African American Dance Theater, and The Revelators Dance Troupe.
Get ready for a transformative experience with non-stop music and live dance performances by these world-class talents!
In Africa, our culture and community are our biggest pride, and this celebration is designed to uplift and amplify this rich culture and community in the diaspora.
Music and dance are a staple of African culture, and their breadth and versatility will be on full display at the Wakanda Celebration. Experience the vibrant and diverse nature of live African and African-influenced music with musical performances from PitsRa YaMabala, Tina Kakolaki, Mike Phillips, and The Scrubs Band.
Bask in the joy of live dance performances from Bokandeye African American Dance Theater and The Revelators Dance Troupe.
Experience the Luangisa Wearable Art Experience
African print garments have grown very popular around the world. When you wear them, they fulfill a significant cultural function and affirm the value of your proud African heritage; it is an expression of cultural pride.
Admirers of African-inspired trends may be interested in scoping out the new looks at the Luangisa Wearable Art Showcase this September. This year the Wakanda Wearable Art Experience will feature a collection as dynamic and varied as the African continent. The Showcase will include:
*Majestic Kings and Queens
*Traditional Warrior Outfits
*African Accessories and
*Contemporary African Wear
The Wakanda Wearable Art Showcase aims to celebrate African creativity and culture by exhibiting designs from across the continent.
The Wakanda 5 Celebration is going to be legendary! You will feel accessibility to the rich African culture as we transport you to the Motherland with African sounds, fashion, and dance movements. So, bring your dancing shoes or no shoes at all as we bask in the joy and celebrate the magic of African culture!
Schedule (subject to change):
1:00pm-1:30pm: Dr. Garvey & The Scrubs
2:00pm-2:30pm: The Revelators Dance Troupe
3:00pm-3:30pm: Bokandeye African American Dance Theater
4:00pm- 4:30pm: Tina Kakolaki & Ware Ware Music Band
4:50pm-6:00pm: Luangisa Wearable Art Experience With PitsiRa Ragophala YaMabala & Live Band
6:30pm- 7:30pm: Gena Roots Band
The Festivities will begin at 11am. This is an experience you don’t want to miss. So, get your tickets now to secure your spot at this one-of-a-kind celebration. Tickets are Free!