Delaware County to Celebrate Juneteenth with Art and Festivities at Rose Tree Park

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MEDIA, PA — The vibrant spirit of freedom and community will come alive in Delaware County during its 3rd annual Juneteenth Celebration set for Wednesday, June 19 at Rose Tree Park. This much-anticipated event promises a day filled with live music, family-friendly activities, delicious food, vital community resources, diverse local vendors, and an exhibition of incredible talent.

In a special highlight of this year’s celebration, Delaware County is calling on its young artists to contribute to the festivities. Students from across the county, regardless of their school affiliation or age, are invited to submit original artwork that reflects the significance of the Juneteenth holiday. This is a unique opportunity for students to honor an important moment in history through their creative visions.

The celebration will showcase these artistic endeavors, providing a platform for young talent to connect with the community. Among the submissions, one standout piece will be selected for premier display during the event, offering a special recognition of the student’s contribution.

Interested participants should note the following requirements for submissions:

  • Artwork must be original and can utilize various mediums, including digital creations, paint, markers, pencils, and crayons.
  • Each piece must incorporate the phrase “Delaware County’s 2024 Juneteenth Celebration.”
  • Artists are required to include their name, school, age, and a contact phone number with their submission.
  • Only one submission per person is allowed, and artworks will not be returned.

Those eager to participate have until Friday, May 17, to mail or email their artwork. This call to creativity is not just an opportunity for artistic expression but also a way for the youth of Delaware County to engage deeply with the meaning and joy of Juneteenth.

With an array of attractions and an emphasis on community talent, Delaware County’s Juneteenth Celebration is gearing up to be a memorable day of reflection, unity, and cultural appreciation, celebrating freedom and achievements in a festive atmosphere.

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