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2011 Festival Advertising for the 40th Anniversary of the International African Arts Festival

June 20, 2011 by Administrator

The International African Arts Festival began in 1971 as a fundraiser for the Uhuru Sasa School – a community based initiative that educated youth and adults about African culture. The fundraiser was a small festival with about 20 arts and crafts vendors, local entertainers, and food prepared by parents. Almost 2,000 people came to the [...]

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Re-Invention, Mission and Risk in hard times

July 8, 2010 by Administrator

Re-Invention, Mission and Risk in hard times

by Atim Annette Oton After spending four days at the International African Arts Festival in Brooklyn as the business Calabar Imports, I observed an interesting phenomena and came to the conclusion that some black retail businesses and other  businesses these days are stuck in a rot. And rot is not polite word these days. The economy [...]

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The 39th Annual International African Arts Festival

June 9, 2010 by Administrator

The 39th Annual International African Arts Festival

by Atim Annette Oton The 39th Annual International African Arts Festival starts Friday, July 2nd through Monday, July 5th, from 10 :00 am until 9:00 pm, at the spacious Commodore Barry Park, at Park Avenue and Navy Street, Brooklyn, NY 11205. Festival goers will gather each day to enjoy live music, dance, spoken word performances, African [...]

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Festival Season and Politics

December 29, 2009 by Administrator

Festival Season and Politics

by Atim Annette Oton, June/July 2008: Vol. 2, No. 6 Editorial Summer 2008 is yet another festival season and for Calabar Magazine, we return to Commodore Barry Park to our staple ritual of the International African Arts Festival for the 37th year celebration. For the second year in a row, we are the publication partner [...]

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