The African Heritage Festival is our annual cultural celebration to showcase African cultures and to highlight the diversity, traditions, and values of the African continent through storytelling, music, dance, poetry, art, and crafts. It is free to the general public. You can support local businesses and entrepreneurs featuring vendors across food, fashion, beauty, wellness, design, arts, crafts & more.
The festival will be located in The Orchard at University Place on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 3-8 pm. There will be cultural activities, live entertainment, workshops, vendors, and more all associated with the African culture.
Social Distancing of 6′ between household groups is currently required at the events. MASKS are strongly encouraged at the events.
For more information about our Sponsor, University Place,
please CLICK HERE.
We are reaching out to seek financial support or sponsorship for our festival. Your
donation of money or other in-kind sponsorship could help to cover the costs of our
festival and offer you community recognition. Any donated amount can make a difference!
We are looking for food vendors, artisan vendors, and arts and crafts vendors. Booth space is to be used solely for the display of the Vendor’s products and services offered for sale or information. Once selected, University place will contact you with details.
We are in need of volunteers on the day of the festival for setup, breakdown, registration, kids zone, protocol, security, and more. There is a job for every interest at the African Heritage Festival.
If you’ re looking to audition for a chance to perform at the 2021 African Festival, you’ve reached the right site. If you missed our Talent auditions on Friday, March 19, 2021 and strongly want to contribute your talent with us. You may SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION HERE. Depending on the space available on the show, we will contact you to schedule an audition by end of March.
The 2021 African Festival is our annual cultural celebration to showcase our African heritage to highlight the diversity and values of the African continent through storytelling, music, dance, poetry, art, and crafts. It is free to the general public. You can support local businesses and entrepreneurs featuring vendors across food, fashion, beauty, wellness, design, arts, crafts & more.
WHAT HAPPENS AT AUDITIONS?
Auditions will be live (in person or online via ZOOM) in front of a panel of judges. You will have up to 3 minutes to perform. However, judges may stop you at any time. The panel of judges will score each act on a scale of 1-10 based on the following criteria: showmanship, creativity, and stage presence. No profanity, vulgar, or explicit lyrics will be allowed; the performance must be clean and family-friendly! Violation of this rule will exclude you from continuing your audition.
Parents or guardians must be present with applicants under 18 years old and sign consent form.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE AUDITIONS?
Those selected to perform at the African Festival will be notified of acceptance via email by Wednesday, March 24, 2021 or by March 31st if you missed auditions on March 19th, 2021.
Our African Festival is on Saturday, June 5, 2021 in Orem, Utah.
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