Wakanda Celebration: Celebrate Culture and Pride of Africa in Mount Vernon

Wakanda Celebration in Mount Vernon

Celebrate the culture and pride of Africa at the Wakanda 4Ever Celebration in Mount Vernon, NY on September 4th!

A family-friendly event, the day will include music, dance, food, children’s activities, and more.

Check out more below and be sure to register for your free ticket.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine provided by Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center
  • Luangisa Wearable Art Fashion Show
  • Shopping featuring curated selection from Luangisa African Gallery with home decor, African art, hand-woven baskets, fashion, and jewelry
  • Extraordinary line up of stellar Artists, Designers and Creators of African descent
  • Live African Band ​Drummers & Dancers​
  • Children’s Message & Storytelling​
  • Black Panther Characters
  • Crafts for Kids
  • African & American, and Caribbean Food, and more!

Shop at the Wakanda Celebration

  • Luangisa African Gallery
  • Ashanti Fields Collection
  • Tribal Truths Collection
  • K. I. Jewelry by Melody Burns
  • Alexander Boyce Studios
  • The Brownstone
  • 7principles365
  • Brooklyn Headline Expressions
  • Eco Wrist
  • My Africa Style
  • African Accents
  • Mini Moments
  • Wanted Designs Face Painting
  • African Holistic Health Chapter
  • Shailah Edmonds
  • Chef Ed
  • Veggie Grub
  • Out of Afrika Cuisine

10:15am: Libation Opening of the Way

11:00am: Ice Cold Drumline

12:00pm: Fusha Dance

12:00: Wakanda Face Painting Face Painting with Patricia Anthony

12:40: Watoto Village Storytime Terri Davis/Chink Pope. Songs, movement and drinks for kids 5 and up. Faces of Wakanda Photo Booth.

1:00pm: Koku Gonza

2:00pm: RBG Girlz

3:00pm-4:15pm: Kaïssa & Live Band

4:00pm: Remarks by Luangisa African Gallery*

5:00pm: Luangisa Wearable Art Experience with PitSira Ragophala YaMabala and Live Band “A global fashion experience”

7:15pm: Mao Luangisa DJ


Make the most out of your weekend!

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