Black History Month Launches its 20th Anniversary Edition

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 monumental event.

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:
(514) 282-6336.

For additional information about Black History Month, please visit:
www.montrealblackhistorymonth.com

SOURCE Table Ronde du Mois de l'Histoire des Noirs

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Groupe Style Communications
Alex Nitsiou, Publicist
Office: 514 282-6336 - Cel: 514-443-3731
alex@gstylecommunications.com

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