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32nd Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Returns for Another Year of Music, Food & Culture
The FREE family friendly festival will be taking place this Saturday, September 24 at the Annapolis City Dock from 10a - 7p.
The KKHF is a FREE fun family friendly festival catering to all ages expecting approximately 10,000 attendees this year. Our mission at the KKHF is to produce an 'edutaining' (Education + Entertaining)
The cultural demonstrations and entertainment for this year's festival include Art Sherrod | Divine of Annapolis | Flawless Breezyy | Clones of Funk | Lifetime Band | Ni Dembaya African Drum & Dance Ensemble | DJ Adolph | Annapolis Drum & Bugle Corps | Janice the Griot | DJ IceLuv | DJ Hyper Sound and Expressions Dance Company and KKHF 2022 headliner has been confirmed as popular band Black Alley. Entertainment Stage Hosts include Carroll Hynson Jr (Main Stage), Eric Davis (Memorial Stage) and Donald G. Jackson (Community Stage). KKHF will also feature a Mental Health & Wellness panel, an African Dance Demonstration, an Urban Gardening Demonstration and more. To maximize the KKHF audience beyond the Annapolis and DC|MD|VA area, KKHF will provide LIVE streaming via Facebook & YouTube.
Special invited guests include the descendants of Alex Haley, local government officials, influencers and more.
For parking and shuttle information, to make a donation, to become a volunteer, RSVP or any other information about KKHF, please visit our website http://www.KuntaKinte.org.
KKHF 2022 SPONSORS
City of Annapolis | Maryland Heritage Areas Authority | Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area | Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission | The Best Voice Talent | MD LIVE! Casino & Hotel | Arts Council of Anne Arundel County | Annapolis Rotary Foundation | Senator Arthur Ellis for District 28 | Chesapeake Children's Museum | What's Dope | Divaz Inc. Productions | Brown Sound Productions | Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County | March on Maryland | Sam's Club of Annapolis | Annapolis Alumnae Chapter (AAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. | Delicados Inc. of Annapolis | Wegmans of Crofton | Signature Theatre | United Rentals | William Reese & Sons Mortuary
Tamiko Thomas | Senior Publicist