Fusion posterKent Equality Cohesion Council in partnership with Gravesham Borough Council and Cohesion Plus have organised the Gravesham Fusion Festival which will take place on the Community Square on June 29 between 1pm and 6pm. The aim of the event is to celebrate food and music from around the World.

The stage programme features a range of culturally diverse talent ranging from local dhol drummers Four by Four Bhangra to emerging band Rainmaker led by Gravesham resident Gabriel Sanghera to local comedy duo Danny and Dan. Leading Eastern European Group Gypsy Stars will also be appearing in Gravesham for the time; they are originally from Poland and perform traditional Roma music. They will be joined by Brit Asia Superstar Winner Ravi Josan an emerging star on the bhangra music scene and the Festival will be brought to a climax by Steel Ambition a popular local Steel Band and African Music Stars Ayo Tikare and Joe Fowotade.

In addition to the stage programme there will be an array of food from around the world for the community to enjoy ranging from African to Asian to European as traditional British Tea and, fresh cream cakes and scones.

Gurvinder Sandher the CEO of the Kent Equality Cohesion Council commented “I am pleased that in partnership with Gravesham Borough that we have been able to organise this new event for the Town Centre. We are looking to showcase a number of new and emerging acts in Gravesham for the first time, as well as bringing in a range of food from around the world. The purpose of this free event is to bring together the diverse communities of the borough through music and food and underline the positive relations which are enjoyed in Gravesham.”