New cultural pageant celebrating tradition of North African nation coming to the East Bay 

Sudan flag, from cloth satin, 3D illustration (Getty Photos)

(KRON) – The inaugural Sudan Tradition Fest has been introduced for Saturday in Hayward, based on the Sudanese Affiliation For Northern California (SANC).

Sudan is a rustic in Northeast Africa with greater than 500 ethnicities and languages. Based mostly on World Inhabitants Assessment, which cites United Nations and US Census knowledge, greater than 4,000 Sudanese folks name California house. Town of Hayward is the house to the SANC. 

Based on the group, Sudan Cultural Fest individuals will have the ability to “expertise Sudan.” The group stated there shall be dwell music, together with a efficiency from Sundanese artist Salma El Assal. The pageant may even embrace poetry and dance performances. 

The fest can have instructional tents representing Sudan’s various areas by handicrafts, artwork, clothes, devices and historical past reveals. SANC additionally states company can interact in actions and conventional video games.

Competition-goers have the chance to observe dwell cooking demonstrations and eat wealthy cultural conventional savory and candy meals and drinks. Z Zoul Cafe, which calls itself the one Sudanese delicacies within the Bay Space, shall be on the pageant.

On April 15, 2023, a struggle started in Sudan between the military and the paramilitary Fast Help Forces. Greater than 14,000 folks have been killed and eight million folks have been displaced, based on NPR.

The president of the SANC, Harith Elrufaie, spoke concerning the significance of the pageant, “Our aim is about sharing what’s there in Sudan, sharing what’s past the struggle. Sharing the wonder and all the good historical past.”

The pageant shall be from midday to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Might 25, on Predominant Avenue between B and C streets.

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