MONTREAL, Feb. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Celebrations for the 20th anniversary of Black History Month in Montreal were officially launched
today at City Hall. Local artists Danny Blanco-Hall and Jenny Salgado,
spokespersons for the 2011 edition, were in attendance for this
In this 20th edition, the activities surrounding Black History Month make sure to
cater to all ages alike. Nearly 100 events will be taking place from
February 1 to 28 in the greater Montreal area. The vast selection of
activities demonstrates just how important this celebration has become.
In fact, the Black History Month mobile application, developed by K-lla
Interactive for iPhone and Android phones, offers the complete program
list at the touch of a finger. The application is available through
the LAYER application.
In addition, Black History Month's annual calendar is available at no
charge and features this year's honourees. They are:
Laureates: Doudou Boicel (February), Jean Ernest Célestin (March), Géraldine Le
Chêne (April), Kanyurhi T. Tchika (May), Célitard Louis-Toussaint
(June), Akute Azu (July), Zakaria Lingané (August), Gloria Ann Cozier
(September), Karriem Shabbaz (October), Zab Maboungou (November),
Régine Laurent (December), and Harry Delva (January 2012).
Tributes: Marjorie Villefranche, Maryse Alcindor, Violet Grant States, Dorothy
Williams, Rose-Mary Segee, Gemma Raeburn-Baynes, and Dan Phillip.
Looking Forward: Sabrina Ford, Paul Evra, Eric M'Boua, and Santia Antoine.
For a free copy of the calendar, please call:
For additional information about Black History Month, please visit:
SOURCE Table Ronde du Mois de l'Histoire des Noirs
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