Schedule of Events
There are a number of African Heritage Month events planned at MSVU. All are welcome!
African Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
January 31, 2020
MSVU Art Gallery, Seton Academic Centre
This event will officially kick off African Heritage Month at MSVU. Community historian and advocate Dr. Lynn Jones will offer an understanding of the significance of the Pan-African Flag. Attendees will then take part in a drumming procession to the flagpole attached to Seton, where the flag will be hung. A small reception will follow.
“Cut to Black” Film Screenings
Feature film: “Guava Island” By Stephen Glover
Afrobeats vs Soca (19+ event)
Vinnies Pub, Rosaria Student Centre
Come break a sweat as the undeniable driving drum-beat rhythms of Afrobeats goes head-to-head with the synthesized drum sounds of Soca; which genre will reign supreme? Bring a friend with a student ID from any HRM institution to be entered to win Cineplex movie passes.
African Nova Scotian Community tours
Are you an MSVU student staying on campus this Reading Week? Take part in a full day of community exploration. Travel to three historic African Nova Scotian communities, learn about their history and meet the many generations of families who call these places home. Transportation and lunch will be provided.