16th Annual Multicultural Arts Festival
Jun 21, 2009
Time: Opens at 11 a.m. and continues until 6 p.m.
Location: Pioneer Park
Phone: Annie Capestany, Event Chair (509) 525-8602 Se habla español.
High quality entertainment is planned throughout the day, including music and dance performances reflecting the traditions and artistic influences of diverse cultures and nationalities.
A wide array of games and activities for youngsters and young adults make the Multicultural Arts Festival an enjoyable experience for the entire family.
The festival’s upbeat and joyous atmosphere increases respect and appreciation while encouraging spontaneous, friendly interaction between people of all races and all cultures.
Schedule of Events
- 11:00 Classic Rock & Roll — Vintage
- 12:00 Opening Ceremonies — Mayor
The Song of Peace — Everyone & WW Symphony Ensemble
- 12:15 Grease — WWCC Summer Musical
- 12:30 Native American Story — John Beavis
Chess demonstration & tournament registration
- 12:45 Scottish Bagpiper — Caitlin Courson
- 1:00 Mexican Songs — Laura, Marissa & Madeline Angulo
- 1:30 Middle Eastern Dance — Troupe Azure
Chess tournament begins
- 2:00 Chinese Dances — Khai-Ling Tan and friends
- 2:15 Mexican Folkloric Dance Group
- 2:45 Russian songs — Natasha Hougen
- 3:00 Islamic Cultural Presentation — Islamic Center of the Tri-Cities
- 3:30 Geography Bee
- 3:45 Music and Dance from India — India Association of the Tri-Cities
- 4:15 Celtic Music — Eva Reich & friends
- 4:30 Jewish Story — Steve Rubin
- 4:45 Contra Dancing — Dan & Barbara Clark
- 5:15 Classic Rock & Roll — Vintage
- 6:00 — Festival closes
Booth space is available to all those interested in furthering the goal of the Diversity Coalition: promoting communication, respect and understanding among the diverse groups in this area. Download application form for more information.
Download an application by clicking here.