Kuumba Festival

Kuumba Festival Events

The theme of the 2015 Kummba festival is 25 Years of Kuumba - Celebrating Our African Heritage

Our line up of events for this year's festival are:

10:00 AM - Opening

  • MC & Sound - Mr. Archie Swindell, Jr. and Mike's Music Studios
  • Drum Call
  • Welcome: Mayor; City Manager; County Manager; AAHC President
  • Lift Every Voice and Sing" - Winslow Ratliff
  • Prayer: Minister Alice Carter

10:15 AM - Drum Thunders

  • Drum Thunders
  • Libation Ceremony
  • Drum Ceremony - Wose of Charleston

11:15 - Africa - Did You Know with Nana Aku Opata

11:30 AM - African Dancing

12:00 Noon - Miss Kuumba Celebration - Tyris Jones

12:30 PM - Victory Drumming & Dancing - Wo'se of Charleston

1:00 PM - Fashions on Parade - Ladies of Scotland County

1:15 PM - Storytelling time - Mr. Tyris Jones

2:00 PM - Jazz/Blues/R&B - PAMOJA! Band

3:00 PM - Gospel Explosion - Men In Christ

Click here for a printable copy of the festival events


2014 Kuumba Festival Queen