Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival – August 3-5

Gullah/Geechee Nation
International Music & Movement Festival 2018
August 3-5, 2018

The Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival is the official celebration of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This three day celebration hosted and presented by native Gullah/Geechees will link the connection from the Sea Islands to Barbados through music, dance, drama, film, books, and crafts. Saturday is “Gullah/Geechee Reunion Day” at the Charleston Music Hall. Cum fa jayn we fa “Disya da Gullah/Geechee!”  Click here for more information.

For the schedule of events….


Friday
• Gullah/Geechee Tours on Your Own
• Private VIP Welcoming Reception for VIP Ticket Holders
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Saturday
•Charleston Music Hall Noon to 6 pm
• Gullah/Geechee Reunion Day
-Gullah/Geechee craft, musical, dramatic, and storytelling presentations by native Gullah/Geechee artists including the sweetgrass artistry of Anastatia Ketchen and Gregory Grant
• Sea Island Sunset VIP Party with a Purpose Cruise
-This closing VIP party will take place on a private charter cruise on the Charleston Harbor.
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Sunday
• Worship with local congregations including Emanuel AME.
• 2 pm Closing drumming ceremony and community reception at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. Bring hunnuh drums, tambourines, and stamping sticks and shout wid we!

(Image credit:  CVB website)

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