TORONTO, Ontario – Twelve-year-old Omri Brown, a singer, and 13-year-old drummer, Shiloh Higgins, the daughter of veteran journalist, Dalton Higgins, will be two of the young performers who will showcase their talents at TweenFest — a component of RastaFest — on Thursday, August 15.
TweenFest is a free event, where children and young performers showcase their talents in dub poetry/spoken word, African/Caribbean drum, dance, music, and martial arts.
The other performers will be Aeon Attire, Zauwana, JahJah, Kirkland, Creation and Life Kirby. Also on the card will be a martial arts demonstration by Wakonda. Thirteen-year-old Jemila Montague will be the hostess/emcee for this much-anticipated event.
TweenFest will be held at the Yorkwoods Public Library at 1785 Finch Avenue, West.
RastaFest, promoted as Canada’s largest celebration of Rastafarian heritage and culture, kicks off on Thursday, August 8 also at the same library, with the Kuumba visual art exhibition, featuring works of Rastafarian artists.
For more information on TweenFest or RastaFest call: 647-341-9031.