Wall Lowcountry Center Complex and Leonard Pavilion
Gullah Geechee Junkanoo - New Awareness: Culture, Connectedness, Hope
Brookgreen’s fourth Gullah Geechee Junkanoo will be Saturday, September 18, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Wall Lowcountry Center Complex. A Masquerade and Cultural Celebration, the event will feature music, children’s crafts, informational sessions, and cultural demonstrations.
Dress is colorful, casual, or Afro-centric. Junkanoo, a Bahamian festival of costumes, music, dance, and a celebration of freedom, traditionally held on New Year’s Day. Gullah Geechee culture is related to Bahamian and other cultures of the African Diaspora. Brookgreen’s Gullah Geechee Junkanoo celebrates heritage.