Worldwide Festival

Sunday, September 7th

McNichols Building Civic Center Park

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Worldwide Festival Schedule

Sunday, September 7th

10:00  AM

Japanese Drums by Ucyurai Taiko – Main Stage

Children’s Storytime, Ethiopian Fables – Lecture Hall

Learn to Make Italian Pizzelles with Anne Griffin – Cooking Station

Japanese Cardmaking with Kimiko Side – Art and Games Station

 Japanese language lessons with Hiroko & Aiko Hasado – Language Station

10:30  AM

Indian Dance by Kira Schumacher – Main Stage

Children’s Storytime, Ethiopian Fables – Lecture Hall

Japanese Cardmaking with Kimiko Side – Art and Games Station

French language lessons with Jack Kacik – Language Station

11:00  AM

French Ragout, musical duo – Main Stage

Chinese Calligraphy by Mr. Harbor Chang, Master Calligrapher – Art & Games Station

Japanese woodworking demonstration by Joshua Ellison and Tom Harvey – Art and Games Station

Swahili Language Lessons with Marie Webuye – Language Station

Kenyan Stories with Joseph Odhiambo — Lecture Hall

11:30  AM

African Fashion Show – Main Stage

 Chinese Calligraphy by Mr. Harbor Chang, Master Calligrapher – Art and Games Station

 Bocce Demonstration with Anne Griffin – Outside to the left of the courtyard

 Japanese woodworking demonstration by Joshua Ellison and Thomas Harvey – Art and Games Station

Italian Language Lessons with Jack Kacik – Language Station

French Crepes with Laurette Heppell – Cooking Station

Kenyan Stories with Joseph Odhiambo — Lecture Hall

12:00 PM

African Fashion Show – Main Stage

Introduction to Freestyle Cooking, a lecture by Chef Christopher Bennett of

West 29th Bar and Grill – Lecture Hall

Chinese Mooncakes with Arlene Kraus – Cooking Station

Mandarin Language Lessons with Peggy Liu – Language Station

12:30 PM

African Dance – Main Stage

Green Tea Jelly with Yuko Greenzweig – Cooking Station

Mahjong Lessons with Yizhe Xu and Thomas Buico – Art and Games Station

Mandarin Language Lessons with Peggy Liu – Language Station

1:00 PM

African Dance – Main Stage

Presentation about the Student Exchange trip to Brest France by Isabella Fawsom – Lecture Hall

Learn to Make Italian Mozzerella Salad with Maria Allen – Cooking Station

Mahjong Lessons with Yizhe Xu and Thomas Buico – Art and Games Station

Mandarin Language Lessons with Peggy Liu – Language Station

1:30 PM

Fiesta Colorado Dancers – Main Stage

Presentation on Mongolia by Walt Jenkins – Lecture Hall

Learn to Make Mexican Picadillo with Tamara Bisbal – Cooking Station

Spanish Language Lessons with Silvia Velez – Language Station

2:00 PM

Italian Opera performed by Dr. Rebecca Koenigberg, Accompanied on Piano by Sarah Libert – Main Stage

Ikebana Demonstration with Midori Allmeyer – Arts and Games Station

Presentation of the Adult Trip to France – Gayle Stallings

Spanish Language Lessons with Silvia Velez – Language Station

Learn to Make Kenyan Ugari with Marie Ugari — Cooking Station

2:30 PM

Mongolian Contortionists, Undraa Battulga and Tsenguun Ariunbold – Main Stage

Hebrew Language Lessons with Simcha Herzekow – Language Station

Chinese Brush Painting Demonstration by Nichole Hongchang – Art & Games Station

International Children’s Stories Storytime – Lecture Hall

3:00 PM

Indian Dance by Kira Schumacher – Main Stage

Chinese Brush Painting Demonstration by Nichole Hongchang – Art & Games Station

3:30 PM

Step in Style French Dance Troupe – Main Stage

Learn to Make Kenyan Ugari with Marie Ugari — Cooking Station

Ongoing: Roaming International Accordionist Ron Tomocik

Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

The fun continues in the evening with a  VIP reception for members and visiting dignitaries followed by a formal dinner and live music.  Click here to learn more!

There is limited seating for the dinner!

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