ODUNDE, Inc. Culminates ODUNDE365 with Student Performances and Fashion Show

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Organizers of the ODUNDE Festival, through its ODUNDE365 Program, Host a Music and Dance Performance Featuring Students from Universal Bluford Charter School, Universal Daroff Charter School, the Lenfest Center, Marian Anderson Recreation Center, Universal Institute Charter School, Universal Audenried High School – I AM B.U.M.I. and Vare Elementary School

We want to be a positive force in the lives of our children through ODUNDE365. We hold these cultural and mentor programs so our young scholars can have a place for guidance, creativity and imagination.

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WHAT: Philadelphia, PA., February 26, 2013 – More than 150 students, parents, mentors, teachers, and civic and community organizers will gather at Universal Audenried Charter School, Wednesday, February 27, 2013, for a finale performance from ODUNDE365 student African dance and drum classes. In addition to the music and dance performances, high school girls of “I AM B.U.M.I,” a mentor and educational program created by ODUNDE, Inc. president and CEO, Oshunbumi Fernandez, will model runway collections during a mini-fashion show.

Fernandez says, “We want to be a positive force in the lives of our children through ODUNDE365. We hold these cultural and mentor programs so our young scholars can have a place for guidance, creativity and imagination.”

This event, in addition to the performing arts classes, serves as part of the ODUNDE365 initiative to have African and African-American cultural and athletic programming, year-long. This event is sponsored by Universal Companies.

WHO: • More than 150 students, parents, mentors, teachers, and civic and community leaders
         • Oshunbumi Fernandez, president and CEO, ODUNDE, Inc.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
         6:00pm

WHERE: Universal Audenried Charter High School
         3301 Tasker Street
             Philadelphia, PA 19145

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