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Recognizing African Heritage Month

Monday, February 13, 2023

In Nova Scotia, the African Heritage Month theme for 2023 is Seas of Struggle: African Peoples from Shore to Shore. The them recognizes "the resiliency, strength, and determination of people of African descent from the shores of Africa to the shores of Nova Scotia — with the Atlantic Ocean being the everlasting connection."

In the month of February, and all year long, the tourism industry is active in helping to share and celebrate African Nova Scotian culture, heritage and experiences. From cuisine to live music, museums to tours, there are many ways for both visitors and residents to explore African Nova Scotian heritage and contemporary Black culture.

Here are some ways you can honour African Heritage Month: