Umoja Festival

May 21, 2013 at 8:20 AM


The annual Umoja Festival in Portsmouth celebrates African-American heritage and unity. Come out to experience a taste of the art, entertainment, music, and food of Africa.

This is a family friendly festival and there will be a Kids Corner featuring storytelling, bounce house inflatables, a youth fitness challenge, coloring contests, games and crafts with origins in several African countries and more.

All activities at the Umoja Festival are FREE and open to the public with the exception of the Saturday evening performance by musical talent Chaka Khan.

The festival will take place Friday, May 24 - Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23704.

Hours will be Friday 5:30 - 11pm, Saturday 12 - 7:30pm with Chaka Khan then taking the stage at 7:30, and Sunday 12-7pm.

Click HERE for more information!

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