Global News: New festival aims to make Halifax the diversity capital of Canada
July 17, 2019

A new festival aims to bring Halifax closer to becoming the diversity capital of Canada by providing a platform to black performers. The first-ever Halifax Black Summer Festival is a multidisciplinary event celebrating black culture and diversity in Nova Scotia, happening August 1-4, 2019. The four-day festival is free to the public and packed with a variety of black entertainment for everyone to enjoy. It will feature a movie screening, music, dancing, and more in various locations in downtown Halifax. The Saturday feature is an Outdoor Music Celebration in collaboration with The Halifax Busker Festival with some of the provinces top performers, Reeny Smith and Jeremiah Sparks. Other artists taking the stage include Zamani, Harmony Adesola, Jayden Austin, Shay Pits, DSO, and DJ Top Cat.