New Jersey-based Dominican dance group, Know your Culture Dance Group, has been recognized for promoting cultural awareness in the diaspora.
The award was presented by Caribbean American Heritage & Cultural Foundation of New Jersey, INC on June 24, 2013.
It was accepted by the group’s founder, Sabeniah George Mingo.
Know Your Culture Dance Group is a non-profit dance group made up of 50 dancers and a Jing Ping Band.
The main goal of the group is to enhance Caribbean cultural awareness in the Diaspora while promoting the Nature Island of Dominica.
The group was founded in 2008 by Mingo with a vision of creating an environment where anyone could learn the fundamentals of Dominica’s traditional dances.