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 Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival 

Where Community, History

& Culture Come Together!

 

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

Delaware Black: The Pulse of Urban Delaware

​​AUGUST  12th

​​10 AM - 9 PM

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

Download the Flyer HERE

presents...
AFRAM's 2017

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INFORMATION:                SCHEDULE                 DIRECTIONS

AFRAM Scholarship 5K Run/Walk

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

Self Expressions Auto Club







Car Show - 10 AM


E V E N T S . . . . E N T E R T A I N M E N T . . . . P E R F O R M E R S . . . . E V E N T S . . . . E N T E R T A I N M E N T . . . . P E R F O R M E R S . . . . E V E N T S

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
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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 is identified as "UMOJA", which is the theme for this year and is taken from the seven principles of Kwanzaa.  "UMOJA" means "UNITY".
The Eastern Shore AFRAM festival is an annual African American cultural festival which celebrates and shares a variety of traditional arts, cultures, and stories from across the African Diaspora with the whole community of Delmarva, and with a multitude of visitors from across the Mid Atlantic - and beyond.  Cultural and community enrichment from the African American perspective, often includes elements derived directly from African and Pan African traditions; Music & Arts (including crafts), Education (including Oral history and storytelling), Humor, Faith, and of course Great Food.  JOIN US to Explore and Enjoy all of the featured attractions the Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival brings you this summer.

An Uplifting Cultural Celebration to Share...