Gullah Festival celebrates 30 years of heritage, tradition

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Opening the 30th annual Gullah Festival from left are Adekoya Adedunmi, Chief Alagba Oyewole and Efunlade Oyewole of the Oyotungi Yoruba African Drummers from Sheldon.
Opening the 30th annual Gullah Festival from left are Adekoya Adedunmi, Chief Alagba Oyewole and Efunlade Oyewole of the Oyotungi Yoruba African Drummers from Sheldon.
Efunlade Oyewole left, plays the drum while Ere Adetokun dances for the crowd last Saturday during the 30th annual Gullah Festival at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Oyewole and Adetokun are part of the Oyotungi Yoruba African Drummers from Sheldon. Photos by Bob Sofaly.
Efunlade Oyewole left, plays the drum while Ere Adetokun dances for the crowd last Saturday during the 30th annual Gullah Festival at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Oyewole and Adetokun are part of the Oyotungi Yoruba African Drummers from Sheldon.

Top photo: Anita Singleton-Prather as Aunt Pearlie Sue tells a tale in Gullah during the 30th annual Gullah Festival, held last Saturday at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Photos by Bob Sofaly.