by DESTA Black Youth Network

  • Tuesday, 15 May 2018 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
  • Théatre Paradoxe 5959 Blvd. Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5

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Annual Desta Black Youth Network Cocktail Fundraising Gala



Welcome to DESTA Fest 2017!

DESTA Fest is the principle annual fundraising event benefiting DESTA Black Youth Network, organized by an independent committee of CEOs, entrepreneurs and professionals who work together to raise awareness, and funds for DESTA Black Youth Network.

Since 2008, DESTA Black Youth Network's annual cocktail gala, DESTA Fest, has raised over $200 000 to improve the circumstances of our youth; offering them opportunities to build the skills and self-esteem needed to achieve their goals.

Be prepared to devour gourmet delectables and sip on drinks provided by several of our wine, beer sponsors. There will be lively entertainment interacting with the crowd!


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Musical Performances:

Coronation Elementary Steelpan Band

Ukpong Etang, Steelpan soloist

Dawn Tyler Watson, renowned Jazz and Blues singer with her band

DJ B'UGO, music man to Montreal and the world...


Open Bar & Silent Auction: ending at 9:00pm

Buffett: 6.00pm - 8:00pm

Showtime: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Dancing: 8:00 - 10:00 pm

Dress Code:

Business Casual, Button-Down Wear

Slacks, Dress Shoes

*Note: Coat check will be available, if raining or cold weather.


Watch to learn more about our mission and the youth we serve, DARE to ACHIEVE:


Mail cheques to: 1950 St. Antoine St. West Montreal QC, H3J 1A5 No minimums, every little bit helps. A charitable tax receipt for donations over $25

For more information, please review our website:

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Théatre Paradoxe
5959 Blvd. Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5

15 May 2018
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 6:00 PM (EDT)


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1950 St. Antoine
Montréal , QC
H3J 1A5

About This Charity

Based in Little Burgundy and serving participants across Greater Montreal, DESTA supports black youth aged 18 to 35 in reaching their educational, employability, and entrepreneurial goals through a holistic and individualized approach.