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Sizzla launches cultural and historical awareness campaign in August Town

Through his Sizzla Youth Foundation , one of reggae's most successful contemporary artistes Sizzla Kalonji, has launched a month long series of activities in celebration of the August Town Emancipation, commemorating 177 years . The celebrations are already underway and involves activities such as a Peace March and The U nveiling of a monument dedicated to renowned spiritual leader Alexander Bedward of the community which took place on August 5 and 6 respectively. Other activities will include,  a Senior Citizens Day ,  Bedward Day at Bedward Temple ,  The Greater August Town Violence Prevention Day August 13 ,  World of Reggae Concert with Sizzla and friends at UWI Bowl August 16 and ends with a,  Back-to-School Family Affair and Treat at UWI Bowl August 30 . In an article printed in the Jamaica Observer Sizzla said of his plans for the project " it is paramount that we remind the youths of the community where they are from and the rich history and tradition which the