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Poster Contest At Anansy Festival, June 9, 2012, Florida

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Break Away Moments will be hosting a Poster Contest in conjunction with its presentation of Anansy Festival being held on June 9, 2012 at The Princess Theater in Sanford, Fl.

The Anancy Festival is a celebration of Caribbean cultural heritage and designed with particular appeal to children and teenagers curious about the Caribbean. Anancy (or Anansi) is the West African trickster hero of numerous folk tales that are popular across the Caribbean. This clever and conniving character is familiar to millions of people around the world and an appropriate icon for the festival’s blend of Caribbean culture on a platform geared for children and adolescents.

What: The Anancy Festival

When: June 9th, 2012

Locations: Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Washington DC, Kingston (Jamaica) -  June 9th, 2012
The Break Away Moments poster contest will be promoted via local College campuses and other avenues of promotion targeting the involvement of Caribbean Students and others interested in participating.

The theme for the poster contest is…

Criteria for posted must include the following…
1. Poster must depict a Caribbean cultural essence
2. Poster should incorporate a positive reflection of the Caribbean and/or its people, geography, tourism, craft, ethnic food, flora & fauna
3. Poster should demonstrate a sense of ingenuity and creativity
4. Contestants should be 18 yrs or older

Prize offered: $100 to winner

All posters entered meeting the established criteria will be showcased at the Anansy Festival event.

Judging will be done by Ricky Neath of YardMedia.com  whose artwork will also be on display

The Winner will be awarded at the end of the performances affiliated with the ‘Anansy Festival’ event

Premise of the Poster Contest is to promote the interest of the Caribbean with a focus on the culture and vibrancy which the region has to offer.  It will also pull on community interest in general especially, that of young people with an interest in portraying the Caribbean via this avenue of art.
Event Admission is FREE to children under the age of 2yrs, Children over 2yrs up to 18yrs is $3 and Adults $5
College students with Student ID will be $3

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