For the grand finale, guests can dance into the early hours of the morning at the All White After Party, which begins Saturday at 11 p.m. and will be hosted by Rucker Park and the Nike Future legend and will also feature special guests you can’t miss. .

“I just can’t wait to experience the common brotherhood of people coming together to have a good time. It’s going to be different from any other festival, and I can’t wait, ”says Smalls.

Official program of the Black Excellence Festival

Friday June 18

10 a.m .: Beginning of the BE Film Festival screening (Salle Carrousel)

11 a.m. to 2 p.m .: Atlanticare (Covid Vaccinations – Convention Floor)

Noon: Opening and inauguration

12 p.m. to 9 p.m .: BE Shopping Market Place

7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m .: BE Comedy Jam (Salle Bourbon)

11 p.m. to 2 a.m .: Celebration of Life After Party in honor of Greg Marius (Salle Bourbon)

saturday 19 june

10 a.m. to 9 p.m .: BE Shopping Market Place

10 a.m. to 3 p.m .: BE Speaker Pavillion – various speakers – (Salle Carousel)

10 a.m. to 2 p.m .: AtlantiCare (sanitary screenings – conference hall)

3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m .: Rucker Park Entertainer Classic Basketball Game (Altman Park)

7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m .: BE Hip-Hop Celebration Concert with Sugarhill Gang and Melle Mel and Scorpio (Bourbon Room)

11 p.m. to 2 a.m.: All White Closing After Party (Salle Bourbon)