May 5th, 2014, Cali, Colombia – The month of May in Colombia is a celebration of Afro-Colombian History that highlights the different initiatives carried out under the leadership of Colombia’s black community. Moreover, it is a month that calls upon politicians, businessmen, community leaders, and the general public to recognize the contributions and rights of Afro-Descendants in this country.
In light of this, the National Association of Black Aesthetics and Cosmetics (Asociación Nacional de Estética y Cosmética Afro – “ANECAF”) led by its Executive Director Mr. James Biuza, presents the 2014 African Heritage Festival as a platform for cultural exchange where attendees can enjoy various activities such as competitions, musical performances, artists, special guests, traditional food and other events for the enjoyment of the community.
The African Heritage Festival will be held from the 29th to 31st of May 2014 in the city of Cali, Colombia, in Plazoleta San Francisco, across from the governement offices of the Department of Valle del Cauca. A prelaunch event will take place on the 15th of May in the Governor’s Hall at 10:00 am for various stakeholders and the media.
This event is one of the important tasks lead by ANECAF to provide a space for social, cultural and business inclusion that contributes to the development of the Afro-Colombian community in the Southwestern region of Colombia.
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