Help Support The 2017 Afro-Latino Festival Celebrate Women Creators

This summer New York City will host the annual Afro-Latino Festival for its fifth consecutive year. The two-day event will take place on July 7 and 8 and will include panels, performances and art installations in celebration of the African diaspora throughout Latin America.

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If the festivities were not enough, the 2017 lineup will be especially focused on women artists, professionals, activists and creators. The star-studded lineup will include Latin Grammy-winning Milly Quezada, Dominican Republic’s dembow star Amara La Negra, DJ Tygapaw, Alison Hinds, Johnny Osbourne and many more.

Apart from the performance-packed shows, Afro-Latino Fest will also feature the Liberación Film Festival, which will showcase documentaries like Death by A Thousand Cuts and Sombra Di Koló.

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In hopes of continuing the festival in future years, those interested can donate to a special Kickstarter campaign launching Sunday (April 9) at 11:59 p.m. Hosted by Afrolatino Travel, donors can enter to win VIP passes, special merchandise and even an excursion of Havana, Cuba or Colon, Panama.

Find more information on this year’s Afro-Latino Festival on the official website.