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Family Culture Fair Celebration

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA- On target to delivering a carefully crafted taste of African culture and pride several African American community organizations are gathering for a Day of the African Community and Family: Cultural Faire & Celebration.  The event, which brings together local African storytellers, dancers, musicians and poets is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 15, at Immanuel Praise Fellowship, 9592 7th Street in Rancho Cucamonga, from 11:30 am to 4 p.m. The fair will culminate with two lectures beginning at 5 p.m. from internationally recognized ancient African Egyptian historians and lecturers Merira and Ashra Kwesi. Entrance to both lectures is $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door and $10 for students with valid I.D. Another community favorite is the multifaceted performer and dancer, Makeda Kumasi, who will be featured with her group the Umoja Ensemble of the Inland Empire. Kumasi who is known for her one- woman shows has captured the hearts of audiences both young and old.This is an event that is offering fun for all ages the program also promises African drumming, dancing, poetry and a host of other activities. General admission to the cultural faire is free and open to the community. For more information or to become a vendor call 951-552-3923.  Tickets can be purchased as www.blackdotcommittee.com or www.5ontheblackhandside.com.

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