The Key West Africana Festival³ - (3rd Biennial)
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The Key West Africana Festival Key West Africana Festival (June 22nd-25th), a three-day destination retreat and festival focusing on Thought, Culture and Libation within the African Diaspora. KWAF's mission is to be the nation's premier, public gathering place for community leaders from the diaspora communities across disciplines to vacation and engage in inquisitive discussion of the ideas and issues that both shape and challenge the Africana community in the U.S. and abroad. KWAF is Sponsored by Indaba and Jam Jar Wines of South Africa. "Indaba" is Zulu for "the meeting of the minds" and very fitting for our purposes. All the while enjoying the influences of Caribbean, African-American and Afro-Latino culture that is evident in all of Key West. We celebrate that music, art and culture while enjoying a beautiful destination vacation in Key West. Integrating the local neighborhood of Bahama Village, the Key West African Burial Ground and the Historic Henrietta Marie salvaged Slave Ship. To view program please goto:   KWAF Founder on "Good Morning Florida Keys with Jenna Stauffer": The Mission (6/2013)   KWAF was Founded by Christopher Norwood, J.D. with Co-Founder Dr. James Peterson, as an extension of their national work focused on issues of education, community development and cultural awareness, inspired by their love of travel and interaction within a global community.   La Concha Hotel - Crown Plaza, is a beautiful Key West hotel and resort that exudes vintage charm and contemporary elegance is a National Historic Landmark in the heart of Key West's Historic District. This legendary Key West hotel has been inspiring guests like Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams (he finished Street Car Named Desire at the hotel) since opening in 1926. From the moment you step into this iconic hotel, you feel relaxed and in harmony. Please call the hotel @ 305-295-3271 for preferred rates by referencing
  • Start:June 22, 2017
  • End:June 22, 2017
  • Recurring
  • Where:La Concha Hotel, 430 Duval St, Key West, Florida, United States, 33040
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