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2021 Halton Freedom Celebration Festival
August 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The 2021 Halton Freedom Celebration (HBHAS) Virtual Festival celebrates and acknowledges Halton’s rich Multi-cultured History.
The HBHAS 2021 free virtual presentation presents historians, government, community leaders and entertainers, a number of which are enslaved descendants, orphaned youths, and freedom/equality activists denouncing racism and promoting cultural knowledge, inclusive integration and authentic equality.
This video celebrates, through inspiring narratives and exquisite music, 187 years since the British Emancipation Act of 1834 and appreciates the Halton, Hamilton, Niagara area as being where the Emancipation process began; recognizing our first year of Canada’s legislated National August 1st Emancipation Day and Burlington, Ontario, Canada being the first city in the world to acclaim August as Emancipation Month.
The Halton Black History Awareness Society is please to collaborate with the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton who is distributing free food packages throughout Halton on August 1st. The HBHAS also thanks its sponsors, Turkstra Lumber, Burlington Arts & Culture, TD Bank, FACTOR and the Burlington Community Foundation for their continue support.
Enjoy our presentation and we look forward to seeing you live at our expanded 2022 Halton Freedom Festival.
Donations welcomed at www.hbhas.ca. Thank you.