Residents Invited to Celebrate African Heritage Month 2022

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Residents Invited to Celebrate African Heritage Month 2022

 February is African Heritage Month. This year’s theme, Through Our Eyes: The Voices of African Nova Scotians, recognizes the long-standing history of people of African descent in the development of Canada.

The municipality is holding a variety of events to celebrate the legacy, achievements, and contributions of people of African descent as part of our collective Nova Scotia heritage.

African Heritage Month Provincial Launch​

The Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia will be livestreaming the provincial launch.​ Watch online on Facebook or YouTube.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | 10:00 a.m.​

African Heritage Month Opening Night

The Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia and Halifax Public Libraries will launch African Heritage Month 2022. The annual Opening Night Celebration will stream live on Facebook or YouTube.

Opening Night includes greetings and stories from local community leaders, and performances by local musicians and artists.

Thursday, January 28, 2022 | 7 p.m.​

Halifax Libraries Virtual Portal

Explore the African Heritage Month virtual portal, featuring programs that celebrate the African Nova Scotian community.

For more information, visit the municipality’s African Heritage Month website.

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