See the full schedule of events for the African Cultural Festival of Saginaw from today


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SAGINAW, MI – The Saginaw African Cultural Festival begins tonight, Friday August 13th.

The festival, which takes place in person and virtually throughout the weekend, begins with a voter rights march Friday at 7 p.m. on the former grounds of Morley Elementary School, 2601 Lapeer St. in Saginaw.

Here is the full schedule of events taking place at the Morley Grounds and online:

Friday August 13

7 p.m. Voting rights march

Saturday August 14

11 a.m. Opening ceremony

11:30 am Kuungana Drum & Dance Co.

11:50 a.m. Miss Saginaw County Indigo Dudley

12:00 p.m. Reed Music Studio students

12:30 pm Lionel Baldwin

1:00 p.m. Hustle 365 with Theresa Marshall

1:20 p.m. Bodini

1:30 p.m. Oral creation artist Assegid Mersha

1:45 p.m. Uungana Drum & Dance Co.

2:30 p.m. Oral creation artist Ahmad Pritchett

3:00 p.m. Home page strip

3 p.m. Community meditation circle (in tent)

4:00 p.m. Kuungana Drum & Dance Co.

4:30 p.m. Oral creation artist Floet

5:00 p.m. Saxappel

6.30 p.m. Al Lindsey

Sunday August 15th

11:00 New Life Ministries Church Service with Pastor Craig Tatum (watch the festival’s Facebook page)

3 p.m. Dr. Oba T’Shaka (see the festival’s Facebook page)

Click the gallery above to view photos of MLive from the 51st Saginaw African Cultural Festival in 2019.

For more information, find Saginaw African Cultural Festival on Facebook.

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Darcy J. Skinner

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