Embracing cultural diversity while celebrating 17 years of African influence in middle Georgia
Macon, Georgia - Join us on April 18-20, 2013, as we drum up a lot of excitement, entertainment and fun in downtown Macon. All of the activities will take place at- the Cherry Street Plaza, near our beautiful new, 49,000 square-foot Museum.
The 2013 Pan African Festival will be bigger and better than ever and is jam-packed with activities (music, dance, food, film, art, and a Children's Corner) the entire family can enjoy. Vendors will line Cherry St. Plaza with unique items, food, and art people can purchase at our Pan African Marketplace. At center stage, in front of the new museum, Georgia artists, musicians, and performers will entertain the crowds. Other features and offerings of the 2013 Festival include a Poetry Café, a Family Film, and an Interfaith Unity Service - all of which are completely free and open to the public.
Founded in 1996, by artist and community leader, Chi Ezekwueche, this festival is one of the Tubman African American Museum's signature events. Enjoy the celebration, the experience, and the presentations of music, dance, food, film, art, and spoken word, as we explore the dynamic and diverse cultures created from the African Diaspora. This weekend community event celebrates African influences from around the world, is open to all and is formed around the principles of Love, Peace, Unity and Hope.