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october, 2019

19oct7:00 pm9:30 pmMadiba Humanitarian Award: Celebrating the Legacy Of Nelson Mandela

Event Details

Each October, BSMAA sponsors an annual fundraising gala to celebrate the life and legacy of Nelson “Madiba” Mandela. The South African-based Nelson Mandela Foundation has approved BSMAA’s event as: the Madiba Humanitarian Award: Celebrating the Legacy Of Nelson Mandela.

The event is held at the beautiful Brooklyn Museum. The highlight of the event, besides honoring the honorees, is to highlight African music and dancing. South African Zulu dancers, Kora players and African drumming and dancing has excited the crowd over the years.

In October 2019, the theme will be Humanitarians Who Have Impacted The World. The entertainment will be “A Focus on Ghana Arts and Culture”. BSMAA is working with Ghanaian national to bring a dance company from Ghana highlight Ghanaian traditional dance as well as educate the attendees about the culturally diverse people in Ghana.


Theme: Humanitarians Who Have Impacted the World 


Hon. Arikana Chihombori-Quao

Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins

Hon. Laurie A. Cumbo

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Judge Betty Staton

Sharon Content

Performing Artists:

Asase Yaa

African Stilt Walker

Zaouli Dancer

Lsedi Ntsane


For more information visit:

+1646 338 2748



(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Brooklyn Museum