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Newer additions picking up steam at Umoja Festival

August 9th, 2014 10:34 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the Umoja Festival has been part of Johnson City's summers for almost two decades, organizers said some of its more recent additions have begun to draw more attention as the years move on.

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Umoja Parade through Downtown Johnson City - VIDEO

August 9th, 2014 12:03 pm by Sam Watson

The annual Umoja festival continued Saturday morning with parade down West Main Street.

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City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles - VIDEO

August 8th, 2014 10:26 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite early, persistent rain showers, hundreds of people turned out for the opening day of Johnson City's annual celebration of unity.

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2014 Umoja Festival Schedule

2014 Umoja Festival Schedule

August 8th, 2014 9:34 am by Staff Report

Check out what's going on at the Umoja Festival:

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Umoja to again feature rap battle

Umoja to again feature rap battle

August 7th, 2014 4:19 pm by Tony Casey

Organizers are giving one shot and one opportunity for participants to seize victory of the Umoja Festival Rap Battle Friday evening, which is one of many musical acts available.

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Join the parade: Umoja seeking entrants

Join the parade: Umoja seeking entrants

July 31st, 2014 10:55 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Participants will line up at 9 a.m. Aug. 9 at Carver Recreation Center.

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Umoja undertakers hope for union of upbeat, unique entertainment

Umoja undertakers hope for union of upbeat, unique entertainment

July 25th, 2014 11:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson's City 18th annual Umoja Festival is set to run Aug. 8 and 9.

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Umoja fashion fundraiser to offer vogue variety

Umoja fashion fundraiser to offer vogue variety

July 21st, 2014 9:27 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Fashion and fun will unite at the Fashion xPOSEd Runway Show on July 26.

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Rain takes toll on Johnson City Umoja Festival

Rain takes toll on Johnson City Umoja Festival

August 13th, 2013 9:06 am by Rex Barber

Rain began falling around 3 p.m. Saturday and by 4 p.m. an estimated 2.5 inches of water had soaked Johnson City. Many downtown roads flooded. Vendor tents at Umoja were knocked down.

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Severe storm rakes area; Umoja Festival features memorial box-off event

Severe storm rakes area; Umoja Festival features memorial box-off event

August 10th, 2013 10:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Severe storms brought flood waters to downtown Johnson City Saturday, but the 17th annual Umoja Festival continued on despite the rain.

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Umoja 2013 Saturday

August 10th, 2013 8:02 pm by Tony Duncan

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