Night is a New Year's Eve Festival of the Arts
by and for the community that features entertainment and interactive
original First Night came into existence in Boston in 1976.
It was an attempt to bring the community together after racial
strife had struck. The City used the visual and performing
arts as an integral part of a healing ritual. It worked. Its
success and acceptance were unprecedented.
Between 1981 and 2001, more than 200 other cities around the
world have joined together starting their own First Night
five First Nights were enormous successes, attracting thousands
of participants. First Night Teaneck `99 won the prestigious
Creative Programming Award from First Night International
and First Night Teaneck 2000 and 2001 were featured live on
Channel 12 News.
Teaneck Cultural Arts Coalition, Inc.
555 Cedar Lane, Suite 1
Teaneck, NJ 07666-0468