116th St. between 7th AVE & 8th Ave
July 15, 2023
AS VENDOR/ PERFORMER
PARAMETERS AND SCOPE
The Carnival among other things be a celebration of the city’s African diversity with excellent displays of the unique goods and services provided by African & Caribbean merchants on 116th street and throughout the NYC metro area.
There will be three (3) stages showcasing dance, art, music and dress from various regions throughout Africa and the Caribbean with direct participation from the African community & Cultural groups, consulates and embassies from the city’s five boroughs and NY Region.
MUSIC AND FESTIVITIES
CHIGBO (LINDA OBASI)
ASHE’ JAM BAND
NOLI SPY YPSILON
SUPPORTERS & SPONSORS
>> Association Nationale Des Senegalais D Amerique Inc.
>> The office of Manhattan Borough President
>> New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
>> U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat
>> Office of The New York State Governor, Kathy Hochul
>> NYS assembly Speaker, Carl E. Heastie (Honorary Chairman of the Go Africa Carnival )
>> The Honorable Assemblywomen Inez Dickens – Assembly District 70 (District where the events will take place)
>> 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
>> Manhattan Borough President’s immigrant task force
>> The African Advisory Council of the Bronx Borough President – Assembly District 79
LOCATION, TIME & DURATION
The Go Africa Carnival will take within the boundaries of Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (Eighth Avenue) on 116 street on July 15th in the year 2023 between the hours of 10am – 6pm.