Delaware Black / The Pulse of Urban Delaware

​​AUGUST  12th

​​10 AM - 9 PM

African American Festival, Seaford, Delaware, USA; Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival

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2017 Car Show @ AFRAM | 10 AM


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Join us on the second Saturday of August - at the Seaford Sports Complex - for one of the best
outdoor events of the summer. Enrich your body, mind & SOUL with a selection of cultural foods,
fascinating exhibits, and FREE Live Music! (Reggae, Jazz, Gospel, Blues/Soul, Calypso) What
could be better!?...and remember to bring your lawn chairs for great seating. Don't Miss It!
TENT SEATING is ALSO AVAILABLE
.
See our detailed SCHEDULE below for events, performers, and
showtimes.


Stroll among AFRAM's cultural vendors for some of the best foods, and exotic imports (African

textiles, printed fashions, incense, jewelry & accessories, and natural beauty products; as well as

fine arts/crafts (and books) from across the Diaspora. There's also a wealth of FREE information

and NETWORKING opportunities available among AFRAM's Community Resource/Non-Profit vendors;

wellness, education, family care, entrepreneurship, employment; government agencies & services.


​For an overnight stay, select from one of Seaford's convenient hotels; The Hampton InnHoliday Inn

ExpressDays Inn, and Comfort Suites - all less than 7 minutes drive from the festival. Get Rested

and Ready for Saturday@AFRAM.


​SATURDAY, explore exhibits such as AFRAM's Exhibition Tent where you can see and play one-of-a-kind musical instruments,
all constructed of recycled materials - all created by the festival's resident artist, Errol Sobers.

Later, swing to the sounds of BEST KEPT SOUL Band.​

The ADINKRA symbol at left translates as "UMOJA" - which is the theme for this year.  It is the Kwanzaa principle which means, "UNITY".
Each year Seaford's Eastern Shore AFRAM festival offers and shares cultural and community enrichment from the African American perspective, including elements derived directly from African and Pan African traditions; Music & Arts, Education (including history), Humor, Faith, Food, 


Explore and Enjoy all of the featured attractions the Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival has developed over the last 21 years.

An Uplifting Cultural Celebration to Share...

 Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival 

Where Community, History

& Culture Come Together!

 

SEAFORD  SPORTS  COMPLEX  *  * 490 N. Market  St.  Extended  *  *  SEAFORD,  DE

Schedule for August 12, 2017*


10:00 a.m. -  AFRAM Car Show

10:00 a.m. – AFRAM Puppet Show

11:00 a.m. – Sankofa Drummers and Dancers

11:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremony, Community Recognition Award (Recipients, Delmarva Teen Challenge) with performance by, "DTC  Praise Team".


12:00 p.m. – Gospel Hour featuring:

Troy Purnell, Ty Bolden, and Dontaye White and Special Guest, Eunice Wright

2:00 p.m. – Family Time

4:00 p.m. – Cultural Hour

6:00 p.m. – Best Kept Soul

8:00 p.m. – AFRAM Line Dance Party


*Schedule Subject to Change

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SANKOFA Drummers & Dancers

12 PM

Energetic and exciting, the Sankofa African Dance Company is comprised of talented and creative youth from Inner City Dover and throughout the Central Delaware Area.  Dedicated to dance and percussion arts, this company studies...[  MORE  ]

INFORMATION:                                            SCHEDULE                                                DIRECTIONS

2017 FEATURES:

S A T U R D A Y

AUGUST 12, 2017

Opens: 10 AM

Closes: 9 PM

Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame, Inc. - DAASHOF