Brooklyn Celebrates Caribbean Food and Culture

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

You can get a taste of Caribbean food - and culture - at Brooklyn Borough Hall today, at a celebration honoring Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

REPORTER: Deputy Borough President Yvonne Graham says today's festival of art, dance and music is great for any New Yorker to enjoy traditional Caribbean culture.

GRAHAM: It is also a time for Caribbean people to get together, to share, to celebrate our uniqueness but also our common identities.

REPORTER: The all-day festivities wrap up at five thirty tonight with a concert featuring the famous calypso musician Mighty Sparrow.


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