Schedule 2020

Select your stage, and enjoy!

Main Stage

Drumming Village

Steelpan Yard

Carnival Parade

Other Activities

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


    Glam Squad, Farah & Crew, Zumba

    Date & time coming soon!


    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

    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!

    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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