Umoja Fest 2015 Preview
Check out the great attractions lined up for Umoja Fest 2015 this weekend. Make sure you vote for the Hack The CD Cultural Innovation Winner to be announced on Sunday at Umoja Fest!
FRIDAY JULY 31ST
Children’s Day Activities, 10am- 4pm
Plant A Seed Grow Your Own Plant
Fitness Activities w/ Austin Foundation
Field Day Activities w/ Amistad School
Flag Making w/ Stencils
Flag Making w/ Construction Paper
Art in The Park
Groupo Bayano feat. Angel Luis Reyes: Afro-Latino Jam Session, 6pm-8pm
Angel Luis Reyes is a world reknown drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and researcher and cultural ambassador of Puerto Rican descent by way of New York City.
Grupo Bayano is a Seattle-based Caribbean music and dance group with over twenty years of experience. Named after a Maroon community in what is today Panamá, Grupo Bayano continues in the spirit of collaboration, strength, and unity.
Saturday Aug. 1st
Children’s Family Fun Village
Art’s & Crafts
Seafair Clowns (5:30pm)
Soul In The Park, 2pm-8pm
Roots Stage, 2pm-8pm
The Tuliss Sisters
Terry the Guitarist
Toni Hardy Zumba In The Park
Ms. Blake Exercise Dance
African Drum Circle
Heal The Hood Basketball Tournament, 10am-5pm
Hip Hop 4 PEACE Stage
D-Saint Grey Team Officials
SUNDAY AUG. 2ND
Gospel & Soul Live
Little Cassidy & Violinist
Mission/Lavel aka “Savel”
W.E.C. & Trio
New Life choir
Heaven’s Choir & Mt. Zion Praise Dancers
Ms. Josephine Howell
Thione Diop & Friends
Styles of Africatown Fashion Show
DJ Fresh One – Afrobeat, Reggae & World Music
DJ Sir-O – Afrobeat World Music
Heal The Hood Basketball Championship
Sunday Hip Hop In The Park
Jam Session participants at the 2015 Hack the CD Cultural Innovation Conference pitched their ventures to a panel of esteemed judges and a full audience on Sunday, July 26th. Now its time for the community to vote for the winner!
Come to the announcement of the winners at the 2015 Umoja Fest at 3PM on Sunday, August 2nd!
– 1ST PLACE –
4 hour HACK session with Clutch’s team of UX Designers, Sr. Developers, and Business Managers to kick-start or accelerate your venture, and Amazon gift card.
– 2ND PLACE –
2 hours of consultation from Clutch’s CEO to help with your business model, 1 hr with a Sr. Developer to create a tech playbook for your venture, and Amazon gift card.
– 3RD PLACE –
Amazon Gift Card
– YOUTH AWARD –
CULTURAL INNOVATION FOUNDERS
The 2015 Hack the CD Cultural Innovation Conference was a three day, all ages event held in Seattle’s Africatown – Central District on July 24th – 26th, that convenes the brightest minds to participate in the New Economy through design, entrepreneurship, and technology.
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