The third annual Taste of Africa event will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 South W S Young Drive.

“I love it. I have a daughter that lives in Austin that is coming to be a part of it,” said Luvina Sabree, an organizer of the event.

“We have a vast array of people from different countries in Africa. The event helps them introduce their country to the local community,” she said. “It’s just a fun learning experience for the attendees.”

Taste of Africa will have authentic art, dance, dress, food, film and literature and storytelling.

KZ Frazier Drama in Killeen will put on a short skit, Caribbean and African food will be served and dancers from Panama and singers from Africa will be present.

“Join us for a family centered celebration of African cultures. Explore tantalizing tastes, vibrant sounds, breathtaking dancing, movement and so much more,” according to a flyer for the event.

Sponsors and vendors are still welcome. It will cost $125 to reserve a spot as an indoor vendor and $150 to reserve a spot as an outdoor food truck. Friday is the last day to reserve a spot.

To attend the event it will cost $10 if you buy your ticket in advance and $15 at the door.

All of the proceeds will go to the Breaking New Ground Living Transitional Center to help juveniles who leave the juvenile detention center, according to Sabree.

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