The 2016 Unity Feast [Recap]

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– THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING –

See you next year for Umoja Karamu, celebrated annually at Serengeti Gallery!

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We hope that you were energized by a hot meal, good company, and positive conversation!


UMOJA KARAMU – Sunday, November 27, 2016

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…

What Exactly Is Umoja Karamu?
“Umoja Karamu” translates from Swahili to mean “Unity Feast”.  The holiday was celebrated for the first time in 1971, when a ceremony of five colors representing historical periods in African-American history, was introduced by Edward Simms, Jr.  The Feast is held the Sunday following Thanksgiving, and offers much more savory objective and back-story: to inject meaning and solidarity into the black family.

A Tradition of Uniting Over a Hot Meal.
We form powerful bonds over a Unity Feast, which honors our royal past and nourishes a promising future.  Join us for Umoja Karamu. #SGholiday


Do You Love Good Vibrations?
Bring your positive self and join us for the annual Unity Feast!  Make new friends, or meet-up with old.  PLUS, this year, fill your plate to selections on the balaphone, kalimba and more, by traditional Ghanaian percussionist, Nana Frimpong.  

Live Afro-Beats.
Nana Frimpong combines percussion and storytelling with an incredible poignance and grace.  Frimpong was cultivated to be a drummer from a young age by his grandfather.


A Ceremony.
Libations, along with a tasting and a reading, are part of the annual ceremony.


A Feast.
A colorful menu, including chicken, cornbread, fish, plantains, black eyed peas, and assorted desserts.



– The After-Party –

A Baby Dance Party followed the feast.  *Babies optional.

– THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING –

See you next year for Umoja Karamu, celebrated annually at Serengeti Gallery!