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Friday Main Stage (Dance)
|6:00|| African Drum & Dance Ensemble|
|6:15|| African Drum and Dance Ensemble |
|6:30|| N. African/ Nubian |
|6:35|| Greek Teens|
|6:50|| Indian Teens|
|7:00|| Lebanese Teens|
|7:15|| Argentine/ Uruguay Adults|
|7:30|| Venezuelan Adults|
|7:45|| Indian Adults|
|8:05|| Lebanese Adults|
|8:25|| Chinese CAFA Adults|
|8:35|| Greek Adults|
|8:50|| Lebanese Belly Dancing Adults|
|8:55|| Mexican Adults|
|9:00|| Brazilian Adults|
|9:20|| Mexican Adults|
|9:30|| Polynesian Adults|
4:30 Ye Ning Feng Ye Ning Feng is a Classical Folksinger from HangZhou, China. She will introduce Chinese culture through singing Chinese Folk songs. Ye Ning is also a competition winning singer, having won numerous awards, including the Golden Prize on China’s Television Singing Competitions. In 2009, she made it to the third round on the Americas Got Talent Show. Her talents have been showcased on Chinese radio and television broadcasts as well as at numerous Asian cultural events and activities in New England, and now in North Carolina.
6:30 The Paco Band Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band is a Spanish music and Nuevo flamenco ensemble. Feed your soul with Spanish and Nuevo Flamenco music. The Paco Band will take you on a musical viage where you feel the passion and soul of España.
8:30 La Clave Salsa Orchestra Orchestra International La Clave is an 11 piece Band formed in late 2007 by Rider Ivan Ramirez (El Cantante) in Raleigh, NC. The ultimate Salsa tribute orchestra, La Clave performs classic masterpieces of the best salsa orchestras to provide the most danceable music in the world! Audiences experience an unstoppable need to dance, and enjoy our energetic and polished music performances.
Friday Sophias Corner
All Day Activities
Friday Cooking Demonstrations
5:00 Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo-Fly Pie Prepared by Karin Shank
6:00 Korean Mandu Dumplings Prepared by Kim Hunter, Kimbap Restaurant
7:00 Colombian Arepas (Corn Flatbread) Elvira Else, Colombia's Cultural Expressions
8:00 Lebanese Tabouli (Bulgar Salad) Prepared by Sam Saleh, Neomonde
9:00 Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork with Rice Vermicelli Prepared by Minh Bebeau
Friday Dance & Craft Demonstrations
5:00 Indian/ American and American Presented by Kelly Buynitzky
5:30 Latin, Caribbean, Soca Dance Presented by Jenny Geska at Lifetime Fitness
6:30 Indian Garba-Raas and Laavni Presented by Priya Cellani - Indigo Dance Revolution Academy
|6:30 El Salvador- Cumbia Presented by Alexander Ernesto Molina and Krisia Joselyne Duran Castillo |
7:00 Polynesian Dance Demonstration Presented by Bethanie Mickles from World of Dance Performing Arts Co.
7:30 Mexican Chiapas Presented by Linda Seifried and Bethanie Mickles
8:00 Latin Variety - Salsa, Merengue and Reggaeton Presented by Lakisha Hammer
9:00 Indian Raas Garba Presented by Pryia Chellani-Indigo Dance Acadamy
All schedules subject to change