This year marks the 25th Silver Anniversary of the Gullah Festival. In addition to a number of festivities, organizers will be remembering and honoring the former co-founder/president Rosalie F. Pazant, who passed away last year. This year’s theme is “We Are One Family That Has Come This Far by Faith.” The festival will run from Friday, May 27, to Sunday, May 29, at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.
The Gullah Festival of South Carolina celebrates and recognizes the history, customs, cultures, language and accomplishments of the African Americans of the Lowcountry.This year’s honorary chairperson will be Bern Nadette Stanis (Thelma Evans of the hit 70’s T.V. show “Good Times”).
For the complete entertainment lineup and more information about the festival, visit www.gullahfestival.org or www.gullahfestival.net.