Tampa, FL, June 4th, 2016 – If jerk chicken and steel drums has you dreaming of the islands, you won’t have to go too far to experience it firsthand! The Caribbean-American National Development Organization (CANDO), in partnership with the University Area Community Development Corp. (UACDC) presents the 7th Annual Tampa Bay Caribbean Heritage Month Festival, Saturday June 3th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the University Area Community Center, 14013 North 22nd Street in Tampa.
The month of June is recognized as National Caribbean Heritage Month, and is celebrated in major cities across the United States. The Tampa event will be a combination of Caribbean music performed by DJ’s including International DJs -DJ Spice and DJ Baboo, Jah Movement Reggae band and all the way from Trinidad, Soca Sensation – Teddyson John!!!
This year’s event is also featuring cultural performances including an Indian Fashion Presentation, African Drumming, Spanish and Haitian Dance Performances as well all-island food, art, and fun for the entire family.
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Entrance: $10.00 donation for adults, kids 12 and under free!
Time: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Venue: The University Area Community Center
14013 North 22nd Street, Tampa, Florida 33613
The event is a fundraiser for UACDC and CANDO, both 501(c) (3) organizations who provide services to the community. CANDO’s goal is to build a community facility that will stand as a home base for the Caribbean population, offering professional, social, and educational support.
The Caribbean American National Development Organization, Inc. (CANDO) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes educational, workforce development, cultural and business programs to the Caribbean community in the Tampa Bay region. To learn more about CANDO, visit www.wicando.com
The University Area Community Development Corporation, Inc., (UACDC) is a nonprofit 501c3 organization that exists to improve the economic, educational, and social levels of the more than 40,000 residents of the socially and economically vulnerable University Area community surrounding the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida. The UACDC’s mission is to professionally spearhead the redevelopment of the University Area, acquire resources, and provide support for revitalization and permanent community sustainability. To learn more about the UACDC, log on at www.UACDConline.org.
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