Harambee Festival 2017 - Inspiring Unity In The Community

Feb 25 2017
Cascades Park
1001 S. Gadsden St.
Tallahassee, FL
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Admission Fee:

Free. Show your support for unity in community!


11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Harambee Festival 2017 - Inspiring Unity In The Community

Harambee Festival -- Inspiring Unity In The Community -- is on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Cascades Park, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Headliners include:
-- Two-time Grammy winner Kendra Foster, FAMU alum and former member of Parliament Funkadelic, live in the Capital City Amphitheater at 5:30 p.m.. Her musical styles include R&B, Jazz, Funk, Rock, Gospel, Hip-Hop, Classical, Electronica, and World music. Check out her sound here.
-- Motown recording artist Royce Lovett, live on the Amphitheater stage at 4:30 p.m. Sample here.

The Harambee Festival features vendors from across the region, live performances, African drum and dance, spoken word, cultural art, eclectic jewelry, African designers, international food, and much more.  

Live Performances

Main Stage

12:00 p.m.           World Life Band

12:20 p.m.           Excellence Dance Theatre

12:30 p.m.           FAMU Orchesis Contemporary Dance Company

12:45 p.m.           MidTown Production for Colored Girls

1:00 p.m.             African Caribbean Dance Theatre

1:20 p.m.             True Blue Entertainment

1:40 p.m.             Black Seed

2:00 p.m.             The Legends Band

2:20 p.m.             Trynet Capoeria Brazilian Martial Arts

2:40 p.m.             The Common ‘Taters and the Turn Ups’

3:00 p.m.             FAMU Gospel Choir

3:30 p.m.             Poetry Cypher – Featuring VOICES & Black on Black Rhyme

3:45 p.m.             Cap 6

4:00 p.m.             Motown recording artist Royce Lovett

4:40 p.m.             TCC African Drum & Dance Ensemble

5:30 p.m.             Grammy Award Winner KENDRA FOSTER



Cascades Park Meridian Room Features

Room A

12:00 p.m.           Kemetic Yoga – Dana Dennard, Ph.D.

1:00 p.m.             Food As The Foundation for Healthy Communities – John Warford, Ph.D.

2:00 p.m.             Know Thy Self – Mutaqee Akbar, J.D., Christopher Daniel, Ph.D, Burce Stouble,
                                Ph.D. and Professor Maurice Johnson

3:00 p.m.             Charting a New Path to Your Childs Education – Dr. Yolanda Bogan and Mr. John

Room B

12:00 p.m.           Financial Literacy – Mars, SBI

1:00 p.m.             Start Your Own Business – Keith Bowers, SBDC

2:00 p.m.             Community Healing Circle – Dr. Huberta Jackson-Lowman, Ph.D.

3:00 p.m.             The Art of Unmasking: Identity as a Source of Community Awareness, Action and
                                Engagement – Atira Charles, Ph.D.



For more information, call 850-412-5106 or go to http://www.famunews.com/harambee-festival-2017/.

Phone: 850-412-5106