Join us this year on AUGUST 10th, at the Seaford Sports Complex, in Seaford, Delaware for one of the best outdoor events of the summer. Satisfy your body, mind & SOUL with a selection of cultural foods, fascinating exhibits, and FREE Live Music! (Reggae, Jazz, Gospel, Blues/Soul, Funk, Calypso)
What could be better?!
LIMITED TENT SEATING is AVAILABLE, but we recommend you bring an extra lawn chair if you want to ensure good seating for you and your guests. (See our detailed schedule of events and entertainers below.)
Enjoy strolling among AFRAM's village market of vendors - for some of the best foods, exotic imports (African textiles, fashions & accessories, natural beauty products, candles/incense, artisan crafts, and books) from across the Diaspora.
Find a wealth of free information and help among AFRAM's Community Resource/Non-Profit vendors - wellness, education, family care, entrepreneurship, employment, agencies & services.
For an overnight stay, select from one of Seaford's convenient hotels;
An Uplifting Cultural Celebration to Share...
AFRAM Festival 2019 SCHEDULE
8 am . . . . . * * * 5K Run/Walk * * *
10 am . . . . .* Self Expressions Car Show *
11 am . . . . .LIVE BROADCAST:
Bill Baker \ Power 101.7 FM
11:30 am . . . OPENING CEREMONY:
Community Recognition Award: MERIT Program
Moves of Praise
SANKOFA traditional African Drums & Dance
2 pm . . . . . Gospel Hour:
Big Papa & God's Chosen Ones
4 pm . . . . . Cultural Hour:
AMP African Dance
Trinidad-n-Tobago Steel Drum Band
6 pm . . . . . Best Kept Soul Band
8 pm . . . . . CLOSING
* Schedule subject to change
The ADINKRA symbol at left is identified as "UJIMA", which is the theme for this year and is taken from the seven principles of Kwanzaa. "UJIMA" means "Cooperative Work and Responsibility"
The Eastern Shore AFRAM festival is an annual African American cultural festival which celebrates a variety of traditional arts, cultures, and stories from across the African Diaspora and within the Delmarva community. These treasures enrich a multitude of guests from across the Mid Atlantic - and beyond. The cultural and community event includes features derived from African and Pan African traditions, influencing artistic (visual, performing, culinary and material), educational (including oral histories and storytelling), and our Spiritual experiences. JOIN US EVERY AUGUST on the 2nd Saturday to discover and enjoy the host of attractions the Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival offers this summer.
Self Expressions Auto Club
AFRAM Car Show