St Albans Rainbow Trail launches creative competition for Black History Month

PUBLISHED: 17:36 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 16:14 01 October 2020

The competition will run until October 23, with winners announced on October 24.

The competition will run until October 23, with winners announced on October 24.

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St Albans Rainbow Trail is launching a creative competition tomorrow in celebration of Black History Month.

Bearing the theme ‘Inspirational Black Pioneers, Leaders and Artists’, the initiative encourages people to submit artwork, poems and songs to celebrate the achievements of the Black community who help shape our world.

Entry is free and open to all ages, with prizes given by Quarto Kids and Cositas.

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Carmen Richards, owner of Carmen’s Caribbean Kitchen and admin of St Albans for BLM, will be picking a winner along with the organiser of the initiative and group organiser of St Albans Rainbow Trail, Preet Cox.

Local artist and Collective Art organiser Aisha Adi, who is also behind ‘The Power Pride and Rebirth Exhibition’, will be joining the judging panel alongside Isolation Arts Café’s Chris Blanche.

The competition will run from October 1 to October 23, with the winners being announced on October 24.

For more information about the event, find St Albans Rainbow Trail group on Facebook.


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