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The West Indian Celebration Festival

A variety of events and activities take place during the first week in August in celebration of the culture and traditions of West Indian residents of the Greater Hartford area. Jamaica, Trinidad/Tobago, Haiti, Guyana, and Barbados are among the nations represented in the 37-year-old festival.

Originally submitted by: Joseph I. Lieberman, Senator.

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