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Festival Sundiata 40th Anniversary

Streamed live on June 21, 2020

206 Zulu is a proud sponsor of Festival Sundiata 40th Anniversary virtual program this year!

Festival Sundiata: Black Arts Fest celebrates their 40th anniversary! The festival is the longest running African American festival celebrated in the Pacific Northwest and Seattle, holding its first festival in 1980.

Program Schedule

  • Roberto Jourdan, President, Sundiata African American Cultural Association Robert Nellams Director of the Seattle Center
  • Buffalo Soldiers Seattle Color Guard
  • Black National Anthem Ms. Mariah Vann
  • “Story of Sundiata” by Kouyate Arts
  • NW Tap Connection by Cipher Goings
  • Sundiata Moment Dramatics with Willie Ford & Wale
  • Sundiata Tribute to Mr. Mohammed Shaibu by Yaw
  • Sundiata Moment ConFunkShun
  • SOS Styles of Steppin
  • The Untold Truth by Delbert Richardson
  • Sundiata Moment Rose Royce & Midnight Star
  • Music Session: William Demps Lucia Francine Festival Sundiata Band, Lizzie Sunchine CT Thompson Yung B Zachary Bruce Zhanea June
  • Howard Hewett & Saeed Renaud
  • Roberto Jourdan President, Sundiata African American Cultural Association
  • Sundiata Moment Angela Winbush & The Dazz Band

About Festival Sundiata
Festival Sundiata celebrates the arts and educates the community about people of African descent who form a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities. The festival encompasses, music, spoken word, food, vendors, resource fair, art and drill team exhibitions and more. Over the years, millions have attended the free annual event held at the Seattle Center. Festival Sundiata continues to create an opportunity to bring families and diverse communities together in unprecedented ways.

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