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|The Umoja African Festival and SuRu Soccer Tournament|
|Date||Saturday August 16|
|Time||10:00 AM - 7:00 PM|
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|Lowell Park - 1180 14th Street Oakland, CA 94607|
We are proud to announce the second annual Umoja African Festival, taking place on August 16th, 2014 at LOWELL PARK in Oakland, California. A full day of arts, culture and activities featuring daylong musical performances - headlined by Lagos Roots Afrobeat Ensemble - competitive inter-African soccer tournament, a colorful array of vendors, the aromas and taste of African cuisine, and the soul satiating 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 on 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.
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