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MoCADA 'The Journey Home' Ten Day Tour Through Ghana

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MoCADA, the Museum Of Contemporary African Diasporan Art located in Brooklyn has announced that The Journey Home, a ten day tour of Ghana’s historic arts and cultural sights is officially open for registration. The trip will take place from October 12 to October 23, 2011, and is an opportunity for museum supporters, artists and community members to spend ten days in the Ghanaian cities of Accra and Cape Coast. The itinerary looks pretty jam-packed and includes a concert with Blitz the Ambassador & Special Guests. Check out this brilliant video they put together to support the tour.

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