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June 9, 2012 

The Anancy Festival 2012 Kicks Offs

 Caribbean American Heritage Month in June

 Four cities, Four events, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Washington D.C. and Kingston – June 9th, 2012  

Pembroke Pines, FL – May 7, 2012 –The Anancy Festival 2012 will be held  in four cities  from the USA to Jamaica on Saturday, June 9th, 2012.. The event takes place in the following for cities: Pembroke Pine, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Washington D.C.; Kingston, Jamaica. The event will be simulcast between each city giving attendees an opportunity to see performances at different locations.

The Anancy Festival, named for Anansi, the West African trickster of folklore, is a celebration of Caribbean-American culture that’s geared toward children and teens. The festival provides a unique way for youngsters to learn about their cultural heritage and experience a rich collection of stories, music and dance.

Below are Anancy Festival 2012 details for each city:

Pembroke Pines/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida,
June 9th, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
South Regional/Broward College Library
7300 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Admission: Free

Kingston, Jamaica:
June 9th, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Library
2 Tom Redcam Drive, Kingston 3
Admission: Free

Orlando, Florida:
June 9th, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Princess Theater
15 W. First St. Sanford, FL 32771
Door Prize: $100 Gift Certificate
Admission: FREE to children under the age of 2yrs, Children over 2yrs up to 18yrs is $3 and Adults $5
College students with Student ID will be $3 (Pay at the Door)

Washington, D.C.
June 9th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
MLK Library
901 G Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
Admission: Free 

For more information about the 2012 Anancy Festival visit the website at or our Facebook page at http://facebook.com/anancyfestival.




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