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Wakanda in Newark Ball (NEW DATE)

September 17, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-5


We cordially Invite you to join KHEM FEST for the ultimate Afrofuturism experience as we bring Wakanda to Newark:


KHEM FEST and KHEM Animation Film Festival (KAFF) will host our 2022 Wakanda in Newark Ball on September 17th, 2022, from 6:00 – 10:00 pm EST at THE FUTURE IS BLACK Afrofuturism Art + Tech Gallery in downtown Newark. All proceeds will go towards both the KHEM FEST S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) initiatives and the KAFF Animation Film Scholarship Fund. These funding opportunities aid KHEM FEST in awarding scholarships, fund S.T.E.A.M. student-centered programming, and help with needs-based requests impacting minority students attending KHEM FEST.


Tickets cover admittance, entertainment, dinner, and drinks. A separate Cash Bar will be available to those of legal age limit (21) to consume alcohol. Valid ID required. COVID-19 protocols observed.


We invite you to wear your formal Dashiki/Kitenge garment or your formal after five wear as the Royal guest of your Kingdom (futuristic fiction)we celebrate in the make-believe land of Wakanda in Newark.


This event is open to the public, with all nationalities, ethnic groups, and sexual orientations welcomed.


THE FUTURE IS BLACK awardees and Ptah trophies will be presented during this gala.

Visit the event website for more information and details.


September 17, 2022
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-5


The Future is Black Afrofuturism Art + Tech Gallery
609 Broad St.
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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