Haile Selassie 116th Earthday Celebration on July 23, 2008 at Livity


haile_selassie_I_1_edit.jpgThe Haile Selassie I 116th Earthday Cultural Celebration Concert will be hosted by the Livity Vegetarian Restaurant and Rootz Foundation. The event will be held at Livity, 30 Haining Road, New Kingston, commencing at 5:00 pm.

One of the legacies of Haile Selassie I will be receiving benefits from this venture. Artistes, poets and instrumentalists will make artistic and musical contributions to the Haile Selassie High School at Payne Avenue, 3 Miles. The school is in need of educational tools, resources and proper sanitary facilities and thus proceeds from this venture will be in aid of these causes.

Artistes will be performing free of charge as it is a charity function. Artistes scheduled to perform include: Tarrus Riley, Rootz Underground, Queen Ifrica, Etana, Lutan Fyah, Jimmy Riley, Ken Boothe, Rita Marley, Bongo Herman, Bushman, Tony Rebel, Lymie Murray, Empress, Mikey General, I-Nubia, Ras Malekot, Nelly Star, Moji, Rastarenes, Chakula, Downstairs, Aluta Continua, Ras Incient and Highyaziya, to name a few, backed by the High Symbol Band.

Tasty vegetarian meals will be on sale by Livity Vegetarian along with music from Sister Afifa and Caveman Sound. MC's for the night will be Denise "Isis" Miller of Roots FM, Dr. Iman Black of Bess FM and Empress of Newstalk 93FM.

Tickets will be sold at Livity Vegetarian Restaurant for a cost of $300 presold and $350 at the gate.

Everyone is invited come out and support this venture.