Six-week festival will mark Ali death anniversary

Six-week festival will mark Ali death anniversary

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of The Greatest -- Muhammad Ali.

To honor his life and legacy, the Ali Center will kick off the I Am Ali Festival. It will highlight Ali's six core principles -- confidence, conviction, dedication, respect, giving and spirituality.

The six-week-long celebration of programming and community events is tied to each one of those principles.

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The "I Am Ali" Festival will culminate on July 15. The Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau planned the celebration of Ali's legacy that will include more than 70 exhibits, performances and deals from dozens of local attractions, hotels and restaurants.

For more details on the festival, click here.

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