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Luton Sankofa Committee - Commemoration to Honour our Ancestors
Sat 25 March 2017, 15:00 – 18:00 GMT
THIS FREE ANNUAL EVENT IS NOT TO BE MISSED!
A Civic Ceremony Hosted by Councillor Jacqueline Burnett, Chair of Luton Sankofa Committee
Putting our History in its Rightful Perspective - The Story Continues....
"African Heroes that brought about the Abolition of Slavery"
3:00pm Arrival - Tea & Coffee
3:30pm Drumming Procession by Osagyefo Drummers
3:35pm Solo by Sophia Hutchinson, SDA Cantaré Choir
3:40pm Libation by Martin Hanson
3:45pm Welcome by Reverand Trevor Adams
3:50pm Keynote Address: "The Impact of the Transatlantic Enslavement on the Caribbean and African
Continent" by Diana Marquis Solomon - Vice Chair of Luton Sankofa Committee
4:10pm Candle Lighting Commemoration by Children in the Community
4:30pm Dance Performance - Osagyefo Theatre Dancers
4:40pm Vocal Tribute by SDA Cantaré Choir
4:45pm Prayer by Pastor Lawrence Fagbayi, The GP Reconciliation & Restoration Centre
4:50pm Wreath Laying
5:00pm Acknowledgements by Lorna Markland, Director of Operations, LSC
5:10pm Drumming Recession by Osagyefo Drummers
5:15pm African & Caribbean Refreshments
Note: Admission will be FREE. Donations would be appreciated.
PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES EARLY.
Places for this event are limited so if you are interested in attending please secure your free ticket.