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26th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

The Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival is a family-oriented event celebrating the perseverance, education, and cultural heritage of African Americans, Africans, and Caribbean people of African descent. The festival features live musical performances, dance performances, a children's activity tent and an "African marketplace" of food and arts & crafts vendors. Performers include KARMA Showcase Band and Capoeira Social Project of Baltimore. Come to learn about history and culture in commemoration of Kunta Kinte's arrival in Annapolis in 1767 aboard the ship Lord Ligonier.