Washington, D.C. – The Wizards will celebrate its inaugural Caribbean Heritage Night on Monday, February 6, when the team hosts the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tip-off is at 7:00 p.m.
As part of the team’s Black History Month celebrations presented by Stackwell Capital, the digital investment platform created to eliminate the racial wealth gap, the Wizards will recognize and celebrate the achievements, influence and talents of individuals and organizations from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area throughout the month of February as part of the “Our Community, Our History” campaign.
As part of Caribbean Heritage Night, the Wizards will tip-off celebrations with a Bahamian junkanoo band performance on the concourse prior to the game. At halftime, Soka Tribe will entertain fans. Founded in 2015, Soka Tribe introduces people to Caribbean carnival culture through Soca dance fitness online classes, organized trips, public and private performances, extracurricular programming and engaging presentations.
Those in attendance will be treated to a video from H.E. Bocchit Edmond, Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti to the U.S. In 1804, Haiti became the first free Black republic in the world and the first independent state in the Caribbean. Fans interested in attending can purchase tickets at this LINK. Fans who purchase tickets through the link will receive a free Wizards’ Caribbean pride hat.