The Great-Afro Caribbean BBQ comes to Ottawa International Book Expo
The Ottawa International Book Expo is
the largest literary event of its kind in Canada's capital, and it's coming
back in July 2023 for another two-day celebration of literature, culture, and
community. This bilingual and cross-cultural festival is a must-attend event
for anyone who loves books, stories, and the diverse voices that shape our
One of the highlights of this year's
Book Expo is the Great Afro-Caribbean BBQ, an exciting and delicious addition
to the festival's multicultural orientation. This event will take place on July
15 and 16, 2023, in the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park, where visitors
can sample mouth-watering dishes from the Afro-Caribbean region and connect
with people from different cultures.
The multicultural orientation of the Ottawa
International Book Expo is one of the things that makes it such a unique
and vibrant event. From its inception, the festival has aimed to celebrate the
rich diversity of voices and experiences that make up our society. This
commitment to inclusivity is reflected in the range of events and activities
that the festival offers, from book launches and author talks to workshops and
The Great Afro-Caribbean BBQ is a
perfect example of the festival's multicultural focus. It provides an
opportunity for visitors to experience the flavours, sounds, and traditions of
the Afro-Caribbean region, and to connect with people from different cultural
backgrounds. The BBQ will feature a range of delicious dishes, including jerk
chicken, curry goat, rice and peas, and plantains, among other treats. There
will also be live music and performances that showcase the vibrant and diverse
culture of the region.
Beyond the Great Afro-Caribbean BBQ,
the Ottawa International Book Expo will offer an exciting lineup of events that
celebrate the power of storytelling and the importance of diverse voices.
Visitors can expect to see author talks, panel discussions, book signings, and
more, featuring some of the most exciting writers and thinkers of our time.
Whether you're a book lover, a writer, or simply someone who enjoys engaging
with ideas and stories, this festival is not to be missed.
So, mark your calendars for July 15
and 16, 2023, and get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of
literature, culture, and community. The Ottawa International Book Expo is the
perfect place to connect with like-minded people, experience new ideas, and
celebrate the rich diversity of our society.