Africa World Peace Fest 5K & The Running of the Bulls 8K

Event News: This event is a fund raiser for the Loving Hands International and cultural & Heritage Alliance proudly presents African World Peace Festival. A Parade and concert poised at celebrating the rich diversity of the African culture.
Fun parts of the celebration includes a parade highlighting

the different cultures, fashions, music, drumming and dancing performers, arts/craft displays, special African cuisine, Health and wellness (Free Screening), as well as family oriented activities and education.

Event details and schedule
LOM NAVA (Love has no boundaries)
Celebrating the achievements of Africans, and African Americans in the diaspora; Performances rooted in African traditions; historical artifacts, photos; performances; and demonstrations by artistic Drummers and Dancers from around the world.
Master drummers Khalat Africa & Atito lead sessions that teach drumming techniques. Bring your drums. A spontaneous and collaborative environment encourages all to participate in the rhythmic experience and share their gifts with others. Drum Session at the market house.
WALA AFOWO (Health & Wellness matters)
Free Health Screening. Meet a group a doctors from Fayetteville who travel to Africa on humanitarian missions share their experiences.
His Little Ones Ministry: an organization that has giving Africa so much; good health, clean water and the gospel through children’s books in different African languages.
BRING CAN. DO GOOD. Operation Blessing: has clothed children and adults, and provided support to benefit the unborn babies. An Ultra Sound was donated to a hospital in Ghana. We are collecting can goods and nonperishable food items for their pantry.
ANANSE VILLAGE (Wiseman Spiders Village)
Bricks4Kids: Children explore Africa and with logos create Africa maps, wildlife and more.
Youth of all ages can enjoy games, music, dance, storytelling, theater, arts and crafts all day long! Storytellers will provide answers to educational, and children’s questions. 2:00pm – Free Health Screening Starts
Entertainment Lineup
MC Val Jones
2:00pm - International Parade (With All African & Afro Nation flags)
2:30pm – Speech and Honoring of American Soldiers from African Descent
2:40pm – Khalat Africa from Senegal
3:30pm – International African & Caribbean vibes by DJ Victorick from Liberia
3:45pm – JFK Band featuring Promzy Afrika from Ghana
4:30pm – Drum Beats performance by Atito Ghohi from Ivory Coast and Shea-Ri
5:10pm - Tribute to the Original King of Pop by Notani Shah
5:25pm – International African & Caribbean vibes by DJ Victorick from Liberia
5:30pm – The Soule Crooners (Tributes to the legends of Soul)
6:15pm- International African & Caribbean vibes by DJ Victorick from Liberia
6:30pm – Headline artist: Bill Curtis and Friends with the Fatback Band
8:00pm - Show Ends
Organizers Information
Isabella Effon
Event Coordinator
Loving Hands International & Taste of West Africa
910 728-2186

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16 July , Saturday 14:00

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