Umoja is Swahili for “Unity” which is to be in harmony, and of one accord, to combine and to include all.
For the past 18 years, the Umoja Arts & Cultural Inc., which is comprised of approximately 20 board members, has provided Northeast Tennessee with a variety of entertaining and educational opportunities. Our mission, “to bridge and unify diverse cultures through education and artistic presentations of art, culture and heritage” is to improve and promote the region.
Johnson City, Tennessee September 3rd-4th
The UMOJA 2016 festival is returning to the Downtown Johnson City area for another exciting two-day event. The festival is filled with family fun, crafts, artisans, three stages of entertainment, and much more! The year's Umoja festival is projected to host between 30,000 and 40,000 patrons. Come out and be part of the UMOJA “unity in the community” celebration. September 3rd and 4th, 2016.