The African Heritage Cultural Festival celebrated its 25th anniversary Saturday at Market Square with more than 20 music and dance acts, a film festival and a wide array of crafts, cultural exhibits and food from 26 different vendors. A good-sized crowd formed on a hot afternoon to hear and to watch some of Alexandrias home-grown talent from childrens groups to the City of Alexandria Gospel Choir. The Reaching Back, Moving Forward program kicked off with a grand processional followed by gospel, jazz, reggae and African drumming acts.
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