Aaron Jones Untitled, 2019. Courtesy of the artist
Date(s): February 1 - 29, 2024 Location: Harbourfront Centre
KUUMBA, meaning "creativity" in Swahili, is a month-long festival that honours and celebrates the dynamic and diverse expressions of Black culture. At Harbourfront Centre, KUUMBA brings together artists, thinkers and performers to showcase their talents and engage in meaningful conversations. From thought-provoking discussions to electrifying performances, KUUMBA offers a platform for the community to connect, learn and celebrate together.
Things to see at KUUMBA include:
Live Performances: Be captivated by the rhythm and soul of live musical performances, dance showcases and theatrical productions that celebrate the richness of Black artistic expression.
Interactive Workshops: Engage your creativity with hands-on workshops led by talented artists and craftspeople. From visual arts to traditional crafts, there's something for everyone to explore and enjoy.
Thought-Provoking Discussions: Join stimulating conversations and panel discussions that delve into the diverse aspects of Black culture, history and contemporary issues. Gain new perspectives and insights from thought leaders and experts.
Culinary Delights: Indulge your taste buds in a culinary journey that reflects the diversity of African and Caribbean cuisines. From traditional dishes to modern fusions, KUUMBA's food offerings are a feast for the senses.