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43rd Annual Capeverdean Independence Festival

  • Presented By: Rhode Island Cape Verdean Heritage
  • Location: India Point Park
  • 201 India Street
  • Providence, RI 02903
  • Dates: July 8, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free
Overview

Since 1976, the Rhode Island Cape Verdean Independence Day Festival is the oldest celebration of the Cape Verdean community in the United States. It preserves the Cape Verdean culture and celebrates the Cape Verdean heritage. The festival goes from noon to dusk and features traditional music, dance and food, along with a cultural, health/wellness and educational tents. We will also have this year arts and crafts from local artists including various activities for children.