SOUTHERN AFRICAN COMMUNITY USA CALL FOR REUNION PARTICIPANTS!
SACU seeks for participants for the largest Southern African gathering in the US
Silver Spring, June 29, 2015
Southern African Community USA (SACU) is hosting its third annual Southern African Reunion weekend on August 28th to August 29th in the Washington D.C. Metro area.
Southern African Reunion is a 2-day event where Southern Africans and friends of Southern Africa come together to network, meet, and celebrate Southern African heritage and culture. The events planned for this year include the second annual Southern African Fashion Show, an after party and a picnic or “braai”.
Our fashion show will feature 8 designers from Southern Africa and the Diaspora showcasing their original designs under the theme, “Together as One”. Our picnic will feature netball games and a soccer tournament where teams from each country compete to be crowned the regional champions. The entire weekend promises to be another fun-filled weekend for the Southern African community.
SACU is looking for individuals and organizations who would like to participate in one or all our events. We are calling for the following people who would to participate in the weekend’s activities:
Fashion Vendors – we are looking for fashion vendors or fashion designers who would like to sell their designs at the fashion show. The cost for a table all night is $100. We welcome vendors from all nationalities but preference will be given to vendors selling Southern African items.
Entertainers- we are looking for established or up and coming entertainers to dance, sing, recite poetry or provide other entertainment that is culturally relevant to the region. Please submit your demo video to us and include information about with your bio, country of origin and any other relevant information.
Lastly, we are also accepting creative volunteers to assist in stage designing (interior decorators), Mceeing, and photography. SACU is looking forward to the support of the Southern African community and friends of Southern Africa to make this year’s events a success. We look forward to working with you to bring our community together.
About Southern African Community USA (SACU):
Southern African Community USA, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit with a mission is to unite Southern African communities in the USA and to raise the visibility of Southern African communities. It also works on community outreach and advocacy for issues concerning Southern Africans. The organization represents Africans from the countries of Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.