Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

On June 24th, we celebrated the second annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks here in Leimert Park. The day was filled with mask-making, drumming, and celebrations of ancestral heritage. Lead by Najite Agindotan, the procession lit up the park as people recognized and celebrated their ancestors.  We’d like to thank Sempra Energy, Comerica West Inc., LA County Arts Commission and ECNANDC for their support. Thanks to Martha Benedict for taking these beautiful pictures of the day – and be sure to check out our Facebook page for even more photos.

 

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