AFRICAN WORLD PEACE FESTIVAL, Fayetteville’s first peace event, was to created as partnership between Culture and Heritage Alliance and Loving Hands International; as a community music festival and 5k run events, to bring diverse community people together while promoting PEACE, LOVE and RESPECT for all, promote togetherness while finding ways to end the divisive and destructive attitudes, and to stir the positive practices that unites all regardless of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.  Also to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing community runners together to participate in 5k PEACE RUN.

More so, the event is a fundraiser for Loving Hands International and Cultural & Heritage Alliance, nonprofit organizations helping to make a difference in Africa’s humanitarian needs with focus on the poor in Ghana, West Africa and local community needs here in Fayetteville/ Fort Bragg area as well.

The event has three (3) key components to it: African World Peace Music Festival, 5k Peace Run, and Cape Fear Valley Take Charge of Your Health. Join us as we continue to find positive ways to add value to the lives of citizens of Fayetteville and making our city a great place to call home. Want to add some happiness to your life? Join us come July 15-16, 2018, from 11:00 am – 10 pm on Person Street, Downtown Fayetteville.  It is an event for all levels, ages and backgrounds. Bring your Umbrella and lawn chairs to experience this outdoor and street event.