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Afro-Latinx Festival

Free

February 24 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Come celebrate the cultural diversity of the Americas and the African influence in Latin America at MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival! Whether you enjoy dancing to salsa music, like munching on Peruvian anticuchos, or meeting your friends at a Capoeira studio for a roda, you’re experiencing a mixture of customs from African and Mestizo peoples in the Americas. MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival highlights the African legacy in Latin America through art workshops, face painting and live performances.

Schedule for the day

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Viva Event Center:

  • Craft vendors
  • Art workshops
  • Free face painting
  • DJ Eusebio Akasa
  • Community organizations

Food vendors (side/back lot):

12:30 p.m., Cuentos y Cantos, story time with the Long Beach Public Library (Screening Room)

Sculpture Garden Performances:

12:30 – 1:15 p.m., Lidereibugu Garifuna Ensemble

2:00 – 3:00 p.m., ABADA Capoeira

3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Quitapenas

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://molaa.org/events/2019/2/24/afro-latinx-festival

Organizer

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
Phone:
(562) 437-1689
Website:
www.molaa.org

Venue

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
628 Alamitos Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Phone:
(562) 437-1689
Website:
www.molaa.org

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