Juneteenth, a Freedom Celebration

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Jun 16-17, 2017

Richmond, VA
Richmond, Virginia
2017-06-16 12:00:00 2017-06-17 12:00:00 America/New_York Juneteenth, a Freedom Celebration

Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration observes Juneteenth National Freedom Day.  This holiday is the oldest nationally celebrated emancipation commemoration.  Elegba Folklore Society programs a combination of history with a contemporary family gathering featuring performances, speakers, The Freedom Market and children’s activities. A symposium and the Annual Torch Lit Night Walk on the Trail of Enslaved Africans are featured.  Elegba Folklore Society introduced Juneteenth to Richmond in 1996.

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various venues in Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration observes Juneteenth National Freedom Day.  This holiday is the oldest nationally celebrated emancipation commemoration.  Elegba Folklore Society programs a combination of history with a contemporary family gathering featuring performances, speakers, The Freedom Market and children’s activities. A symposium and the Annual Torch Lit Night Walk on the Trail of Enslaved Africans are featured.  Elegba Folklore Society introduced Juneteenth to Richmond in 1996.

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