Learn The Culture.


Love The Culture.


Live The Culture.

Event Date & Time

September 25, 2021
@12:00 p.m.

Event Location

2150 Country Place Pkwy.
Pearland, TX 77584, USA


This year we highlight the classics with a Luther Vandross Tribute!

We will also honor local Veterans and have a Veterans Village where they can access services!

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Luther Vandross Tribute!


One of Houston's Premier Male Vocalists
Presenting Entertainment you will never forget!

Kiland offers Live Entertainment in Houston that you will not soon forget!   No matter where he is performing you can count on one thing — the Show is going to be one to remember! 

Kiland who is One of Houston’s Premier Male Vocalist performing at Houston’s Arena Theater with Jeffery Osborne, After 7, numerous Venues and Corporate Events. He has also shared the Stage with Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Smokey Robinson, Kirk Whalum, Gerald Albright, Take 6, Johnathan Butler, Maysa, Paul Taylor, Grace Kelly, Lindsey Webster, Lin Roundtree, Andre Cavor and numerous National Recording Artists.


In Wakandaland, children ages 3 to teen get to experience the magic of our culture!

Attendees get an introductory lesson into African Martial Arts!

Attendees get to craft their own jewelry, masks, drums, and other items!

Attendees get an introductory lesson in African drum and dance!

Attendees get to choose the design of their choice for a FREE face painting!

Visit the vending booths of our little business owners and support!

Attendees get to hear real African folktales from a Storyteller!

Bring your little prince or princess to have iced tea and pastries with our own Princess Shuri!


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Vendor Early Bird Special!

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Register as a vendor and get the Early Bird Special!  After July 24, 2021 vendor registration fee will be $75.

Become a Vendor!


Support our vendors in the Makola Market from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Food
  • Merchandise
  • Services

Food & Beverages

On Saturday, enjoy wonderful foods of the Diaspora at our Makola Market!

If you would prefer that we worry about the food and beverages, purchase a VIP Tent ticket for the concert!

Dress Code

Come comfortable with a touch of African chic!

Children should bring bathing suits to enjoy the splash pad at Wakandaland.


Parking will be available on the street, as well as on the far end of the park.

Please do not block residents in the Southdown community.


With help of the Pearland Convention and Visitors Bureau, we have teamed up with the Sleep Inn & Suites Pearland – Houston South at 1908 Country Place Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77584, 

Call (832) 230-3000 to book and let them know that you are a KANZI Fest attendee for special rates.

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This project is supported by a City of Pearland Cultural Arts Grant program from the City of Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau.

About us

Kemetyu Global Economic Development Corporation’s purpose is to serve as a community and economic development corporation with a special interest in communities and peoples who have been traditionally underserved and/or excluded from the resources required to pursue the American dream and contribute to the overall economic and workforce development of the USA.

Our mission is “To empower people of African descent to shape their own future and enhance their overall quality of life by creating and facilitating a dynamic framework for growth and development.”

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