Unity. Origin: East Africa (Swahilli)
We are proud to announce the second annual Umoja Festival, taking place on August 16th, 2014 at 1180 14th Street, LOWELL PARK in Oakland, California. Our goal is to excite the senses by featuring a full day of arts, culture and activities that will include top-tier musical performances, competitive inter-African soccer tournament, a colorful array of vendors, the aromas and taste of African cuisine, and the soul satiated with the sounds and movements of African music and dance.
- This festival is 100% FREE, family-friendly, and open to people of of all ages.
- Soccer tournament begins @ 10am
- Musical performances will start @ noon
- Lowell Park is located at 1180 14th Street (between Adeline Street & Market Street in Oakland)
- There will be on-site local food and artisan vendors
- KIDS OF ALL AGES ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR YOUTH SOCCER ACTIVITIES! (Please wear proper attire if available)
In addition to a full day of entertainment, we also aim to provide space for various organizations to highlight information on, both, local sources for fresh produce and holistic treatment; sharing with each other the resources available in Oakland to our communities.