Schedule 2020

Select your stage, and enjoy!

Carnival Parade

Main Stage

Drumming Village

Steelpan Yard

Other Activities

Carnival Parade

Sunday August 23, 2020 – 3:00pm

Carnival Costume Parade

Congratulations to the two winners!

The prize is a patty from The Caribbean Kitchen in Kitchener!

Main Stage

Saturday August 22, 2020 – 5:30pm

Cancelled: Abdul Issa & Gerima Harvey,


Saturday August 22, 2020 – 6:15pm

Chasaya Sichilima, Solo

Saturday August 22, 2020 – 6:45pm

African Traditional Fashion Showcase

– Stella Hill

Princess Stella Hill  is a gentle Nigerian Canadian, who has great passion for promoting multicultural heritages in Canada. 

As a result of her consistent volunteer and community social services in  Canada, she was given the following awards:

  • Fashion Queen – Bring On The Sunshine African Family Festival, Kitchener 2020.

  • Ontario 150 “Volunteer Service Award”, 2017.

  • City of Guelph “2010 Volunteer of the Year Award”.


August 22 & 23, 2020 – 7:00pm

Errol Blackwood Injahban

Errol blackwood, recording artist, singer, songwriter, musician. 


Sunday August 23, 2020 – 6:30pm

The Sudanese Canadian Association of Waterloo Region and Wellington County

Cultural Sword Dance

Sunday August 23, 2020 – 6:35pm

Rufus John


Sunday August 23, 2020 – 6:50pm

Gillie Genesis

Caribbean Rhythm Guitar Presentation


Sunday August 23, 2020 – 8:00pm

Elvis Bokosha

Drumming Village

August 22 & 23, 2020 – 5:00pm

Shaka Zulu & Gerima Harvey will lead the online Drumming Circle.

Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu performed his brand of Drum, Dance and Fire extensively all over Europe including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Spain, Holland, Estonia and Italy. He now coordinates the Drumming Village at the LINK Picnic Festival.

Shaka Zulu at Drumming Village

Gerima Harvey

Percussionist Gerima Harvey has been channelling musical prowess since infancy. He is a dynamic soloist and a member of many musical relationships. Today, he teams up with Shaka Zulu, Coordinator of the Drumming Village. 

Gerima Harvey, Percussionist

Steelpan Yard

August 22 & 23, 2020 – 5:15pm

Acoustic Steel

August 22, 2020 – 6:10pm

August 23, 2020 – 5:50pm

Panwaves Steel Band



Other Activities

Saturday August 22, 2020 – 2:00pm

Elizabeth Folorunso – Hairbraiding

Neatness is what I delight in. Book your appointment today #Africanbraider #hairspecialist.


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Saturday August 22, 2020 – 2:00pm

Check out Aunty Tricia’s stories:

Laura Mae Lindo will read: Happy to be Nappy.

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