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Music festival celebrates Gullah Geechee legacy

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) -  The 13th Annual "Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival" took place this past weekend.  The three day authentic celebration of the history, legacy, culture, and music of the Gullah/Geechee Nation was themed "Disya da Gullah/Geechee" this year.  The event took place at the Charleston Music Hall and the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry.  

 

This year the Gullah Geechee Nation International Music and Movement Festival   featured artist, Quadré Stuckey.  Winston Farrell flew in to Charleston represent his country through history, spoken word, and song.

Wona Womalan African drummers and dancers led the drum call and Khetnu Nefer  led a traditional dance class.   The cast of "Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel" and Ernest Parks  provided dramatic presentations.  

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation who is a co-founder of the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival along with Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions hosted the event.  

 

 


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