Sankofa Days 2016 Schedule 

Friday- June 10: 12:00 Noon

Flag Raising Ceremony (The raising of the Liberation Flag)

Niagara Square in Front of Buffalo City Hall

Saturday- June 11: 

Cultural Arts Concert - Doors open @7 pm

Concert starts @ 8 pm 


Location: BUILD Academy – 340 Fougeron St.

For more information call 716-948-5348 or 716-986-7725

Sunday- June 12

3 Dinner and Dance the Rastas3 – 8 pm, “live on air” international broadcast, food, fun, and giveaways

Location: WUFO Studios 143 Broadway

Workshop with Artist Taj Weekes of St Lucia

.Monday- June 13

6 pm to 8 pm African Consciousness Workshop. Lion Blyden presents Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library                         1324 Jefferson Avenue 

Tuesday – June 14

Employment and Career Opportunities in WNY—hot jobs and careers for the 21st century. Rafi Green Masten Resource Center

Wednesday - June 15  

Organization BUILD of Buffalo Inc. Convention Ceremonies Honoring Ancestors and Organizers of B.U.I.L.D 50 years ago and Juneteenth 40 years ago.Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church – 641 Masten Avenue .

Thursday – June 16

Spoken Word – 6 pm – 8 pm Dayatra and Paulo will host Poetry night, EM Cup Café, 80 Oakgrove

Friday- June 17

 6 pm to 8 pm Praise and Worship @ Martin Luther King Jr. Park Martin L. King Jr. Park 

Juneteenth Festival of Buffalo Call for Volunteers

This year’s Juneteenth Committee isexcited to collectively make Buffalo’s festival the largest Juneteenth celebration in the world! But, they need the community’shelp. Are you or do you know of a person interested in helping with the 2016 activities? Do you enjoy volunteering? Becoming a part of history. Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

• Juneteenth Parade

• Health Pavilion

• Holistic Health

• Children’s Activity Tent

• Youth Activities

• Book Sharing

• Entertainment Stage

• Heritage Tent

• Arts & Culture Stage

•Juneteenth Concessions/Runners

Become a vendor at this years festival. Highlight your organization/group or other in the 2016 Parade. Dress up in 1920’s clothing as we Present Remembering the Little Harlem…Gimme That Swing 2016. We have committees for everyone to enjoy, from Children’s activities and Sankofa Nights to Entertainment and Parade. Pick your passion. Lend us your area of expertise. Everyone can get involved! 891-8801 or go to