August 28th

Auraria Campus

Tivoli and Commons

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Main Stage Schedule

Tivoli Turnhalle

11:00  Opening- Dr. Thobani, Metro State University

11:15   Anubhuti: Experience the Divine through Dance – Sulakshana Jayaram

12:30 Kunming Ethnic Song and Dance Troupe

1:30   Dr. Rebecca Koenigberg performing Italian Opera, Accompanied by Dr. Adriana Teodoro-Dier

2:00  Boulder Israeli Dance

3:00  Fiesta Colorado

3:30  A Tour around the World in Music and Language” by the Arabic language teacher and singer Othman Hassan (OZ)

Outdoor Stage Schedule

Tivoli Commons

10:00  Taiko Drummers

10:30  Italian Mozeralla Salad Cooking Demo by Maria Allen

11:00  Tai Chi Demo by Sharise Plescia

11:30  Colorado Mestizo Dancers

12:00  Taiko Encore

12:30  Ethiopian Ashenda Dancers

1:00  Speed Language: Amharic by Tsegaye Hailu

1:15  Speed Language:  Japanese by Katie Hindman

1:30  Ethipian drumming & Dance by Empress da Makefair

2:00  Speed Language:  Chinese by Yuan Koss

2:15  Speed Language:  French by Laurette Heppell

2:30  Cooking Demo:  French Crepes by Crepes a Go-Go

3:00  Speed Language:  Swahili by Joseph Odhiambo

3:15  Speed Language:  Mongolian by Kherlen Batbayar

3:30 Mongolian traditional dance. Performer: Naraa Contortion. Performer: Award winning circus contortionist Dulguun Tumurbat’s student

4:00  Speed Language:  Italian by Maria Allen


Crafts and Games

Tivoli Tavern (between the outdoor Commons and the Turnhalle)

11:00 – 1:00 Ikebana with Midori Allmeyer

11:00 – 1:00  Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony by Milete Birhanesmaskel

11:00 – 3:00 Mongolian Family Game and Make a Ger Craft with the Mongolian School of Colorado

11:00 – 5:00 Children’s Art Competition by Denver Sister Cities

3:00 – 5:00  Japanese Game of “Go” with Ulo Tamm

3:00 – 5:00  Israeli Games with Martin Factor


Lecture Hall

Tivoli: Multicultural Lounge

10:30 Reimagining Global Business – get a sneak peek into the new vision of the World Trade Center Denver, a dynamic community of global businesses and those who serve them by Karen Gerwitz, President WTCD

11:30  Japanese Hip Hop & Pop Music by T.R. Reid

1:30  Friendship between Brest, France and America by Julie Nuyts, Director of International & Economic Development

2:30  Food Culture South of the Clouds by Marin Toscano

3:30    What is Denver Sister Cities and How Can You Get Involved by Michael Frank, Board President, DSCI

Be Sure to visit our vendors:

Crepes a Go-Go *Asahi Foods*Nairobi Committee Food stand*Hummingbird Henna*Asian Art Association*Fiesta Colorado*Amaura Jewelry*Kunming Committee – Chinese Calligraphy & paintings*Konjo Catering – Ethiopian Food*Makedefair Art*Denver Budhist Temple Judo Dojo – Japanese Patries*Sulakshana Jayaram – Traditional Indian Art & Clothing*Othman Hassan- International Language Lessons & Yemeni Food*Mongolian Youth Association of CO – Mongolian Goods & Food*Yak&Yeti*Colorado Mestizo Dancers*