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MEDIA ALERT: Go Africa Harlem Street will be taking place on July 18th 2015

 

WHO:  The Go Africa Network Inc. in conjunction with the Association Nationale Des Senegalais D Amerique Inc. presents the first Go Africa Harlem Street Festival

 

http://goafricaharlem.org/

 

The street festival will take place within the boundaries of Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (Eighth Avenue) on 116 street on July 18th in the year 2015 between the hours of 10am – 5pm.

 

Supporters & Sponsors

We are proud and honored for the Go Africa Street Festival 2015 to be supported by the following individuals groups and organizations:

  • The Consulate General of Senegal
  • Association Nationale Des Senegalais D Amerique Inc.
  • The office of Manhattan Borough President
  • Manhattan Community Board 10
  • The Delegate General of Cote d’Ivoire
  • Ambassador of Guinea,  & the Consulate General Guinea
  • The office of Bronx Borough President
  • The Honorable Imam Souleimane Konate of Masjid Aqsa Mosque
  • The Honorable Dr. Michael A. Walrond Jr. Senior Pastor, First Corinthian Baptist Church
  • Honorable W. Franc Perry, Judge of Civil Court of the City of New York
  • The Honorable Assemblyman Michael Blake – Assembly District 79
  • The Honorable Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner – Assembly District 77
  •  New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat
  • Manhattan Borough President’s immigrant task force
  •  The African Advisory Council of the Bronx Borough President
  •  The Honorable Professor Michael John Downie, Chairman, Arts & Culture Committee, Manhattan Community Board 10
  • Halstead Property

 

 

Parameters and Scope

The Street Festival will  provide local and regional merchants that have African centric goods and services allotted space on 116th street from the curb in allotted parameters as prescribed by the City of New York for this event. Preference has been given to African Merchants for space during the event on a first come, first served basis. All merchants, vendors, and services entities would be required to be licensed and have valid permits by the applicable agencies in the City of New York for selling, promotion, solicitation, and delivery of their particular goods and services.

The merchants and vendors are categorized as follows:

 

  • Dance, Music and African Art (1 main Pavilion)
  • Food and Beverages
  • Clothing and Apparel
  • Health and Wellness Services (Medical, health, Mental, testing services)
  • Financial services (Banking, insurance, etc.)
  • City agency services (Immigration, housing, social services).

 

Grand Marshall  & Master of Ceremonies

We are proud and honored for the Go Africa Street Festival 20015 to announce the Following:

 

  • The Honorable Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President will serve as the Grand Marshall for this marque event
  • The distinguished Mr. Musa Jackson, we serve at the Master of Ceremonies

 

Special Honorees from the Community 

We are proud recognize and Honor the following individuals during the street Festival for their distinguished years of service to the African and African-American community throughout the years:

 

  • The Honorable Imam Souleimane Konate of The Masjid Aqsa Mosque
  • The Honorable Dr. Michael A. Walrond Jr. Senior Pastor, First Corinthian Baptist Church
  • The Honorable Henrietta Lyle, Chairperson of Manhattan Community Board 10
  • The Honorable Assemblyman Michael Blake – Assembly District 79
  • The Honorable Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner – Assembly District 77
  • The Honorable Rassoul Fall,  Senior Director, Senegalese consulate General
  • Mr. Serigne M. Ndiaye

 

 

Contact Information

 

Visit GoAfricaHarlem.org for more information.

 

CONTACT: please register at http://goafricaharlem.org/events/general-attendee-sign-up-for-go-africa-harlem-2015-street-festival-on-july-18th-2015/

Click here to sign-up  or email Info@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001

In addition, there will be visual opportunities for Media groups (Print, Radio, and TV). Please send any special media requests to Media@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001.

 

 

 

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