Welcome to the National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton chapter

Supporting all blacks in the Edmonton community, NBCC is the proud organizer of the annual Black History Month celebrations

THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR SUPPORT DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2014

View our 2014 Award Winners: click here to view

NBCC AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE BANQUET

SATURDAY, MARCH 01, 2014

CHATEAU LOUIS HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER

11727 KINGSWAY AVE. EDMONTON AB @ 6.30 P.M.

$50.00 ADULTS/$40.00 SENIORS & YOUTHS

$20.00 CHILDREN 4 -12/FREE – CHILDREN 4 & UNDER

TICKETS AVAILABLE @ THE GARVEY CENTER CONTACT MICKEY BROWNIE 780 909 1526

OTHER CONTACTS:

CARL WILSON 780 483-2164 OR 780 554 8955
JOY THOMAS 780 298 – 7074

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Join us for 2013 Alberta Cultural Days

Saturday September 28 @ NOON at: African Centre 13160-127 Street 780-700-2847

NBCC Edmonton and The Africa Centre are happy to be part of ALBERTA CULTURE DAYS 2013.

Join us at the Africa Centre for our unique presentation: ROOTS: A CELEBRATION OF BLACK CULTURE IN ALBERTA

On Friday, 27 September, we invite schools in the area to workshop sessions by award-winning hosts: Tanzanian-born children’s author, Tololwa Mollel and Namibian singer and workshop facilitator, Garth Prince. 450 students are confirmed to join us throughout the day! You are welcome to stop in for a session at 9am, 11am or 1pm.

On Saturday 28 September noon to 4pm, our main event: Free to the public.

We celebrate the diversity within what is considered black culture by showcasing everything from African & Caribbean drumming, to Hip-Hop and Afro-cuban dancing! Come and join us!

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Catherine Ann Daniel a Mezzo Soprano

Thank you for your interest and may you be blessed!

Catherine Daniel’s CD is for Sale
Gospel Concert’s 2013 Sweetest voice!

Catherine Ann Daniel’s, a Mezzo Soprano, first recording project is here! Songs Dear to My Heart is a collection of hymns and spirituals.

The CDs are $20 if purchased in person or $22 (inc shipping).

Please make cheques payable to: Catherine Daniel or send e-mail transfers to mezzocathyd@gmail.com. If mailing payment please send to: 18015 76 Avenue, Edmonton, AB Canada T5T 2E9

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National Black Coalition of Canada - Edmonton chapter

Black History Month 2014 Sponsors

Edmonton HeritageCTVWEM
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John Yeboah B.Sc., B.Comm
Life Insurance Broker

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada provided funding to support this event

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THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Sunday April 20, 2014, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rocked the Leeward Islands on Saturday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages. The Seismic Unit of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad said [...]
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday April 18, 2014 – “Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture,” a new biography by Professor Mervyn Icon, is scheduled for release this month. The biography spans half a century and covers Bennett’s multi-faceted career as a poet, performer, storyteller, singer, actress, writer, broadcaster and children’s television show [...]
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