Odunde Festival

Odunde, an annual festival celebrating African Pride, brings together people from the African diaspora in Philadelphia and further afield. Now in it's 42nd year, the festival began with a procession, prayers and offering of fresh foods, fruits and honey to Oshun, a divine spirit in the Yoruba religion. The streets of South Philadelphia became a crowded, joyful mass of colored clothing, dancers, street performers, and a wide variety of vendors.