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Soy Afrodescendiente: Eleggua, the Afro-Venezuelan Women’s Group

  • The Lumumba Center 939 W Capitol St Jackson, MS, 39203 United States (map)

$5 entry fee

Join Cooperation Jackson in hosting Eleggua, an Afro-Venezuelan Women’s Group for a day of edutainment and cultural exchange.

Eleggua is a group of 9 Afro-descendent women cultural workers from the Barlovento region of Venezuela, who specialize in preserving and transmitting traditional Afro-Venezuelan music to future generations. Eleggua has traveled the world serving as cultural ambassadors for Venezuela and promoters of the gains of the Bolivarian revolution and Afro-Venezuelan history, culture and politics. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela – New Orleans and CITGO. 

For more information email Cooperation Jackson at or call 601.208.0090. Updates can be found on Twitter at @CooperationJXN or

Later Event: September 19
September Community Orientation