Praia, Jul 8 (inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean community of Providence, in the United States of America, is promoting a series of cultural activities and health fair on Sunday, July 7th, to commemorate the 44th anniversary of national independence, with special focus on the musical festival.
Speaking to Inforpress, the organizer of the event, Rosy Tavares, explained that the Independence Day festival is the oldest celebration of the Cabo Verdean community in the United States, whose objective is the preservation and appreciation of the culture and heritage of the Cabo Verdean people.
During this Sunday, she said, there will be several cultural activities and health, welfare and education fair, adding that the day will be marked with arts workshops, including various activities for children.
“This date is always celebrated with various activities and the most important thing is that the national independence day brings together thousands of Cabo Verdeans in a single space that, proud of the conquest of national liberation, celebrate this date. We will have performances by Cabo Verdean artists residing inside and outside the US and we will still have a fusion of batuque, funaná and tabanca, among others,” she said.