Are you ready for unexpected encounters with the culture, people and art of the African Diaspora? If yes, then contact your travel agent soon to get the best flight deals on your air tickets so that you may travel by cheap flights to Atlanta to see all that the National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) has to offer to you. Among the major highlights of the annual calendar of events in Atlanta, the NBAF will be held from July 7-17, 2011.
The NBAF is one of the premier events in which the people of the African Diaspora from the US as well as other countries come together to present their art, culture and music. In fact, the chief objective of the NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences about the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and provide opportunities for artistic and creative expression.
The NBAF will begin from July 7 with the grand opening of Trenton Doyle Hancock’s exhibition at the SCAD Gallery at the Woodruff Arts Center. Besides Woodruff Arts Center, an array of NBAF events will be held at various metro Atlanta venues, including The Fabulous Fox Theater, the High Museum, Clark Atlanta University Galleries, the Auburn Avenue Research Library and Greenbriar Mall.
A line up of events is all set to enthrall the visitors who take Atlanta flights to reach on schedule to attend the exciting summer festival NBAF. Your excitement will reach a new high as you see visual arts exhibitions, and attend workshops, symposiums, the Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair, and The Summer Institute. The highly-anticipated Legends Celebration featuring The O’Jays in concert promises to leave a mesmerizing effect on the audience.
If you don’t want to miss out on this thrilling 10-day long festival, then why not check out different travel websites, compare airline prices and buy airline tickets at discounted rates. Flights to Atlanta takes you to experience the unexpected at the NBAF. There’s something for everyone out here. You just wouldn’t ask for more.
The NBAF 2011 themed “Unexpected Encounters” include an exhibition featuring images from hip hop photographer Mike Schreiber and photojournalist Jason Florio on July 9 at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery. Other highlights include a performance by the O‘Jays at the 2011 Legends Celebration on July 15 at Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta Symphony Hall; and a book give-a-way at the Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair on July 6 in the Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library Children’s. NBAF’s 2011 Gala – A Salute to the Silver Screen, which pays homage to the achievements of African Americans in the film industry, July 16 – is also not to be missed out on. It’ll be all fun and frolic at the National Black Arts Festival 2011 in Atlanta!