July 18 2012 -- New York, NY-- A Fe We Culture, Inc. today announced that it will be hosting the Ultimate Jamaica 50 Peoples’ Independence Bash (“UJ50PIB”) as part of the Carib Gold 2012 line up on August 4th 2012 at Eastwood Manor, 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10469.
The 2012 “Ultimate Jamaica 50 Peoples’ Independence Bash” is a unique event that will draw in audiences from the multicultural/multi-ethnic community as we celebrate Jamaica’s 50 years of Independence. The event will simultaneously raise the consciousness of youth development issues and is a platform for raising financial support for the “A Fe We Culture Global Program”.
The following prominent individuals and organizations that have shown an unwavering commitment to the betterment of Jamaica will also be honored at the event: Irie Jam, Street Hype, The Jamaica Progressive League, Hyacinth Bloomfield, Carol Parker, Minnel M. Porter, Bunny Roper, Barrington Wright, Dr. Paul Chen-Young, Living Truth, and Courtney Mellers aka “Coozy”.
Entertainment will be provided by DJ Oxtail Road International and Likkle Big Band alongside Artists: Mikey “MacDaddy” Jarrett, Living Truth, Levantay, Basil Wynter, Janice Hart, Gumbae Culture, Queen Tubby Sound, Ester Asebou and designer Hope Wade.
The event will be co-hosted by Dillard Boone of the A’vitar Foundation. Sponsors include: Nardas Ginger Punch, Interlude Pictures, Grace Foods International, GH Productions, E2G Solutions, Street Hype, A’vitar Face to Face, and Backyard TV.
Details of UJ50PIB are below:
Date: Aug. 4th, 2012 - 8:30pm -2:30am
Location: Eastwood Manor, 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10469 Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres: 9pm-10pm
Dinner: Open Jamaican buffet 10:30pm – 12:30pm
Bar: Open Bar
Tickets: $95.00 in advance, $120.00 at the door (Proceeds are to benefit A Fe We Culture’s Youth Programs)
Dress: Jamaica chic
Ms. Antoinette Pitcan, Executive Director of A Fe We Culture, Inc. commented, “This is going to be a night to remember. We hope to have a solid turn out from the community as we celebrate with symbolic pride our legacy and contributions to the Diaspora. The awesome privilege to pay tribute to Jamaica Land We Love at 50 with great food, music, and a company of outstanding artists makes this an event not to be missed”.
For ticket information, please contact: (718)655-5369, (718)583-2897 or (914) 513– 9087.
Carib Gold is a celebration of “inspirituality” and community. This initiative is a yearlong line-up of events and productions that involves individuals, community officials, the media, artists, performers, celebrities, sponsors, and partners will come together in 2012 for this project.
The overall objectives of Carib Gold are:
• To provide a platform to encourage multi-cultural consciousness and awareness.
• To affirm the contribution of the Diaspora to the American tapestry.
• To create an event that attracts a significant amount of positive media attention for music, art and culture.
The goal is to build a substantial resource base for A Fe We Culture Inc. and the A’vitar Foundation’s Carib Gold project.
A Fe We Culture
A Fe We Culture Inc. is a not for profit 501 (c)(3)organization, incorporated in 1992 committed to the positing and integration of Caribbean /Diaspora arts and culture artistic excellence and eco-consciousness.
A Fe We Culture offers a new generation of leaders a close up look at people, the institutions, and the processes that shape public policy. The programs also provide participants the chance to expand their network of contacts in the cultural-related arts and industry.
Through the use of multiculturalism we endeavor to become an active medium for implementing, reflecting upon cultural history, language and discipline that support artistic expression. The collaborative nature of our organization creates a consistent focus on our community's ability to communicate and develop skills to achieve cultural integration and esteem.
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