Black History Forum (History, Heritage, Arts and Culture Day).
Date: 23rd February 2024
Venue: Columbus Airport Marriott (Main Auditorium)
Time: Morning and Afternoon Sessions (9 am to 5 pm local time)
Description: History, Heritage, Arts, and Culture Day is a pivotal component of the Black History Festival, providing a platform for insightful discussions and reflections on the rich African and African diasporic experiences. This special day within the festival is dedicated to exploring the profound impact of history on shaping identities, the significance of preserving cultural heritage, and the transformative power of arts in conveying narratives.
As part of a dynamic panel discussion, experts and thought leaders will delve into the multifaceted layers of history, tracing the roots of African heritage, and examining its enduring influence on contemporary society. The discourse will not only highlight historical milestones but also address the challenges faced by the black community, fostering a deeper understanding of the complexities that have shaped their journey.
History, Heritage, Arts, and Culture Day within the Black History Festival is an opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations, share perspectives, and celebrate the resilience and creativity of a community that has made indelible contributions to the global cultural tapestry. Through this panel discussion, participants will gain valuable insights into the interconnectedness of history, heritage, arts, and culture, fostering a collective appreciation for the richness of the black experience.
As part of Day 2’s highlight, we will continue with the Global Africa Market Place, a dedicated exhibition of brands owned, initiated, or led by Africans, or people of African descent from the Americas.