Montreal Festival International de l’histoire des Noirs

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-For Immediate Release-

Montreal International Black History Festival

“Exploring History through arts & culture”

Montreal, Monday February 2nd – The Youth Stars Foundation is organizing the first annual Montreal International Black History Festival, taking place on February 21st & 22nd at the Phi Center, located at 407, Saint Pierre Street in Old Montreal. The goal of the Festival is to “Explore History through Arts & Culture “and to bring people of different walks of life together.

Saturday February 21st, will be the Velvet Soul live concert , which will feature new & old generations of Soulful singers coming together to perform a 20th century rendition of Soul Music . The concert will feature artists such as Kim Richardson, Freddie James, Slim Williams, Oshun from New York, The Project, Tammy T and Young Soul, backed by a live band. Slim Williams will be musical director, and the show will be hosted by Malik Shaheed.

On Sunday February 22nd at 5:00pm we will have a Spoken Word Poetry Session featuring Tashe, Roan Barrett, Harmony, Stephen “ Zip Locs “ Hennessy, OWO, Greg “ Natural “ Walton and many more. These artists will focus on the theme of Black History and topics affecting the Montreal community.
The Montreal International Black History Festival events are free of charge made possible by the funding of the TD Bank “ Then & Now”, and Band grant & The Phi Center’s in kind donation. There is no admission fee for these events, all we ask for is a donation. People must rsvp@youthstars.org in order to reserve their spot. This event is in partnership with Rickey D events, Magic entertainment, Tashe production and Versatilite Communications.

For more information 514-800-9746 or info@youthstars.org