Sankofa Black Arts and Culture Festival

Presented by Operation Unite NY

August 11 - August 13, 2023

Presented by Operation Unite NY, the Hudson Sankofa Black Arts and Cultural Festival looks at the past, present and possibilities for the future, through the lens of people of color. Come down to Henry Hudson Riverfront Park August 11-13 for a weekend of music, dancing and a colorful parade! 


August 11, 4-8:30 pm
Open Ceremony
Capoeira Roda with Taganyahu
Community Open Mic with LOKI

August 12, 2-8:00 pm
Family Day and Parade

Sankofa Community Service Awards
Youth Games
Heard Jazz Band featuring Kuumba Dancers
Dunnun Kan Drummers and Dancers from Guinea
Kaisokah Stilt Walkers

August 13
Rain date

Hudson Hall’s programs are made possible with support from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.