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African Heritage Festival

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Saturday’s African Heritage Festival will be a joyous event for the whole family with great food, music, dance, sports, theater, fashion, cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, resources for healthy living and so much more. What a great way to honor African, African-American and Caribbean cultures in Louisville and add to the revitalization efforts in the historic Russell neighborhood. All activities are free and open to the public. Some highlights include:
• a parade of marching bands, dance teams, bicycle groups, community organizations and more down Muhammad Ali Blvd. starting at 9th Street and ending at 18th Street where the festival will take place in front of the KCAAH
• a soccer tournament held at Champions Park organized by KOSSA featuring 10 teams from at least 5 states with players representing 20 countries of origin
• a street basketball tournament presented by KOSSA and the organizers of the Dirt Bowl
• the widely beloved Books & Breakfast at the festival
• a how-to fair with community members teaching useful and fun things
• live entertainment from 12-6:30pm
• “Under the Story Tree” storytelling fest
• Children’s activities from 11am-7pm
• Food, merchandise and informational vendors from across the city and the surrounding region