On Wednesday, March 2, Brooklyn Arts Council will partner with Brooklyn Historical Society and The Interfaith Center of New York to celebrate the 5th Annual Brooklyn Folk Arts Day.
Brooklyn Folk Arts Day is an annual gathering of Brooklyn’s traditional artists, traditional arts organizations and the communities they serve, teaching artists and educators, corporate and cultural sponsors, elected officials, and other friends of folk and traditional arts. Food and drink will be provided.
This year’s gathering will be held at Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall and will feature interactive presentations of traditional ritual practices by Baba Mpho of Guyana, Harold Akyeampong of Ghana, and Aeilushi Mistry of India. A town hall discussion will address ways to preserve, sustain, and demystify misconceptions surrounding traditional rituals and cultural ceremonies practiced in Brooklyn. (more…)