Senator Bill Perkins Hosts Press Conference for the African Day Parade and Festival

Senator Bill Perkins and the African Day Parade and Festival committee invites the community for a press conference announcing the 7th Annual African Day Parade and Festival.

New York, NY, September 10, 2013 --( Please join the African Day Parade & Festival Committee along with community leaders and members, artists and performers for a press conference launching the 7th Annual African Day Parade and Festival. This year’s parade will highlight great African leaders from Africa and the Diaspora and focus on African communities, unity and progress. The event themed “Our Communities. Our progress. Our Unity.” will be in commemoration of the African Union’s 50thanniversary celebrating the continent of Africa and people of African descent. This years parade and festival will also commemorate the great African leaders such as Kwame Nkrumah, Nelson Mandela, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King jr. and Patrice Lumumba.

The press conference will feature special sample performances by the multi-talented Congolese Artist/Musician “Isaac Katalay,” Master Drummer/Dancer “Sidiki Conde” and Rwandan Goodwill Ambassador and Folk Dancer “Marie Claudine.”

Who: Senator Bill Perkins, African Day Parade Committee Members; Mamadou Kone- Founder, Cordell Cleare. Masidi Dione, Divine Muragijimana, Timothy Kublenu, Momodou Sawaneh, Kenny Frimpong, Arao Ameny, Geoffrey Atkins.

Where: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street, 9th Floor.

Time: 4:00pm
African Day Parade and Festival
Divine Muragijimana
330 323 4419
347-560 1460