The Annual Kitchrie Festival of Indo-CAribbean Arts & Culture - September 8, 2012
RCC's Kitchrie Festival pioneers the preservation and popularization of Heritage Art Forms brought from India from the Americas since 1838. These art forms are were preserved in South American mainland countries as, Guyana, Suriname and Belize, and Caribbean islands like, Trinidad, Jamaica, Grenada, Guadeloupe and Martinique. Today, Richmond Hill known as "Little Guyana,” is the largest Population of Indo-Caribbean and South Asian Immigrants in New York State, where our cultural arts continue to thrive.
The 14th Annual Kchrie Festival is made possible with public funds from the Folk Arts Program of The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. The New York City Council Queens Delegation - The Honorable Council Members Ruben Wills, Leroy Comrie, Karen Koslowitz and Eric Ulrich. And with the generous support of our Business and Media Sponsors, Individual Donors, Volunteers and Community Members.