Chihamba Presents the 25th Annual African American Cultural Arts Festival

Welcome to

Chihamba’s 25th Annual African American Cultural Arts Festival

 PRESENTING

Wednesday, July 23rd – 7:00 – 9:00PM

Location:  Burley Middle School – 901 Rose Hill Drive – C’ville, VA

“GENERATION’S BEST – YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK”,

A tribute to Scholarship Achievement

Featuring:  C’ville native, author “The Hall Speaks”

Shanika ‘Chloe Leigh Corin’ Cochran

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Thursday, July 24th 6:00PM – 9PM

Location: Burley Middle School - 901 Rose Hill Drive – C’ville, VA

“A Taste of Ghana”

A pallet pleasing West African cultural experience

And Guest Speakers, Valarie H. Gregory and Latif Tarik

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Friday, July 25th – 6:00PM – 9PM

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR FREE TICKETS – LIMITED SPACE!!

Online:  http://www.chihambafashionshow.eventbrite.com OR MJH 434-654-7009

Location:  Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th Street NW, C’ville, VA 

“Ladies Night with Sizzle”  

Featuring:  Health Updates, Community Connections,

Fashions from the Motherland by Kenechi Fashions and Ardor Model and Talent Agency,

Soulful refreshments

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Saturday, July 26th – 10:30AM – 7:30PM

Location:  Booker T. Washington Park – Preston Ave – C’ville, VA   

“African American Cultural Arts Festival” And

“Community Health Fair”

Entertainment Featuring:  *MC Shad Gill*DJ Marvelous * DJ Footloose

*Anointed 2 Praise Mime Ministry*Men Of Evergreen Ministries *Brother Baba Jamal, The Story Man *The Blues Trio *Chihamba*Hula Hoop / Line Dance, and *Reggaeinfinity

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SPONSORS: The City of Charlottesville
CO-SPONSORS: The County of Albemarle, Piedmont VA Community College (PVCC), Charlottesville’s Office of Human Rights, BAMA Works Foundation of Dave Matthews Band in CACF, Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau, UVA Office for Diversity and Equity, 92.7 KISS FM, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, Martha Jefferson Hospital, Whole Foods Market, Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream,  City of Promise &  Cavalier Inn at the University of Virginia

COMMITTEEE CONTACTS:

Ruby Stradford Boston – (434) 825-0115 globalmresources@yahoo.com  Sponsorship, Marketing  and Advertising;

Lillie Williams – (434) 825-7870) lmw6v@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu   Talent and Entertainment Acquition

Marie Whittencvillefestival@hotmail.com Logistics and Vendor Relations

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July 18, 2011 · 6:25 pm