The National Heritage Festival is a celebration of unity meant to bring together people from across the country to give thanks to God through song, speech and prayer. The inaugural event will take place Sept. 21-23, 2018, in Washington D.C. The festival will involve choirs from around the country, as well as speakers and pastors and clergy. There will also be a ceremony to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The culmination of the event will include an attempt to break the world record for Largest Gospel Choir. For more information, visit www.nationalheritagefestival.us.