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Southern African Community USA to Hold Reunion Weekend 2015 in Maryland, August 28 - 29.

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Southern African Community USA to Hold Reunion Weekend 2015 in Maryland, August 28 - 29.

Time: August 28, 2015 at 10am to August 29, 2015 at 7pm
Location: Princess Mhoon Dance Studio AND Alpha Ridge Park
Street: 926 Philadelphia Ave & 11685 Old Fredrick Rd.
City/Town: Silver Spring, MD & Marriottsville, MD
Website or Map: http://www.southernafricancom…
Phone: 240.229.6436
Event Type: reunion, bbq, fashion show, picnic
Organized By: Southern African Community USA
Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2015

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Southern African Community USA (SACU) will be hosting its third annual Southern African Reunion weekend from August 28th to August 29th in the Washington D.C. Metro area.

Southern African Reunion began in 2013 with the aim of getting Southern Africans and friends of Southern Africa to come together to network, meet, and celebrate Southern African heritage and culture. It is a two day event this year consisting of a fashion show, party and picnic.

The weekend will kick off on with the second annual Southern African Fashion Show on Friday, August 28th at Princess Mhoon Dance Studio in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. The fashion show will feature 8 designers from Southern Africa and the Diaspora showcasing their original designs under the theme, “Together as One.” There will also be talent from Southern African performers to entertain the crowd. It promises to be an evening full of the most creative minds from Southern Africa coming together for one night to celebrate Southern African heritage. The fashion show will be followed by an after party at the same location where guests can meet and mingle.

The festivities continue the next day with a family picnic to be held at Alpha Ridge Park in Mariottsville, Maryland. The picnic will feature a netball games and soccer tournament where teams from Southern African countries compete to be crowned the regional champions. The entire weekend promises to be a day full of fun for the entire family, with games planned for children as well.

The reunion weekend is expected to be the largest gathering of Southern Africans in the United States and is SACU’s signature event.

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.

Tickets for all the events can be obtained at http://southernafricanreunion.eventbrite.com. Anyone interested in getting involved as a model, designer, vendor, sponsor or member of the press should email: info@southernafricancommunity.org.

For more information about SACU, visit: www.southernafricancommunity

Silver Spring, MD, July 11, 2015 --(PR.com)-- 

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