Dallas International Festival 2013 Celebrates May 25th at Fair Park

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DFW International Community Alliance presents the Dallas International Festival 2013, Saturday, May 25, 2013,  from 10 am - 8 pm in the Centennial Building at Fair Park.  Dallas International Festival is an International Bazaar with more than 100 booths, a Global Cuisines Pavilion, a Parade of Nations, a Passport to Adventure game, the Unity Garden, the Childrens Discovery Center, and demos by Master Chefs, along with a Global Drum Circle.

The Dallas international Festival 2013 will feature nearly 80 performing arts groups on three stages, and some of North Texas’ finest global performers.

Dallas International Festival 2013 Performances

AMERICAS and AFRICA STAGE
10:00 am  USA - Suzuki Musicians
10:20 am  HAWAII - Ka Pa Hula O Manulani
10:40 am  MEXICO - Alma y Corazon Tejano Ballet Folkorico
11:05 am  USA - Dallas Tap Dazzlers
11:40 am  MEXICO - Garland I.S.D. Mariachi Estrellas
12:10 pm  SUDAN - DFW Sudanese Community Center
12:35 pm  PUERTO RICO - Latin Mix & Danza Cultura
1:00 pm   MEXICO - Sima Ballet Folklorico
1:25 pm   JAMAICA - Watusi
2:20 pm   ZIMBABWE - Zimma-Rimba Marimba
3:05 pm   PARADE of NATIONS
3:20 pm   W. AFRICA, GUINEE - Fabere Dance Company
3:45 pm   MEXICO - Ballet Folklorico de Fort Worth
4:10 pm   ARGENTINA - Danzas Folkloricas del Centro Argentino DFW
4:25 pm   VENEZUELA - Parranda Venezuela
5:15 pm   MEXICO - Mexico 2000 Ballet Folklorico
5:40 pm   CAMEROON - Bafu Dance Group
6:05 pm   AFRO-DIASPORA - Dallas Drum Djam and Capoeira Dallas
6:50 pm   ETHIOPIA- Ethiopian Dancers/ The Habeshas
7:00 pm   EGYPT- SOMATIX International Dance Company
7:20 pm   LATIN AMERICA - Mauricio Carrera Show

EURASIA STAGE
10:15 am  EGYPT - Banaat Masri
10:30 am  KOREA - Dallas Korean Cultural Foundation: Jindo Drum Dance
10:55 am  INDIA - Dhwani
11:25 am  CHINA - Taoist Tai Chi Society, North Texas Group
11:50 am  CHINA - Texas Chinese Performing Arts Association
12:20 pm  SPAIN - Daniel de Cordoba Bailes Espanoles
12:45 pm  IRELAND - Shandon-O'Regan Irish Dance Academy
1:10 pm   EGYPT - Nadi El Raks Belly Dance Ensemble
1:35 pm   POLAND - Orleta
2:00 pm   BOSNIA - Bosniak Association Lily
2:20 pm   CHINA - DAAYO Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra
2:55 pm   INDIA- Kathak Rhythms
3:20 pm   PARADE of NATIONS
3:45 pm   INDIA - Noopur Dance Academy
4:10 pm   ITALY - I Piccoli Colori; I Colori Italiani
4:35 pm   RUSSIA - Rhythmic Ribbon of Texas
5:00 pm   INDIA - NSDA - Nruthyashakti
5:20 pm   MIDDLE EAST - Triibal Evolution Belly Dance company
5:45 pm   UKRAINE - Zorya Ukranian Dance Ensemble of Dallas
6:15 pm   UKRAINE - Veselka
6:35 pm   VIETNAM - Saturday Ocean
6:55 pm   CHINA- Dallas Huayun Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra
7:20 pm   SAMOA/ NEW ZEALAND/ HAWAII - A Touch of Paradise

GLOBAL STAGE

10:00 am  JAPAN - Ocarina: Cris Gale
10:20 am  NEPAL - Grace and Grooves
10:40 am  USA - Solo-fluist: Cornell Kinderknecht
10:55 am  VIETNAM - Vietnamese Plano Baptist Church Dancers
11:20 am   ASIA - Impending Bloom
12:05 pm  SWEDEN - SWEA Swedish Choir
12:30 pm  INDONESIA - Indonesian Community DFW
12:50 pm  GERMANY/ AUSTRIA - German Dancers
1:15 pm   JAPAN - Dondoko Taiko Drummers
1:55 pm   HAWAII - Halau Ho'ola Ka Mana O Hawaii
2:20 pm   RUSSIA - Viktor KJharlov and Leo Kardonsky
2:50 pm   PARADE of NATIONS
3:15 pm  GAMBIA - Cora Connection
4:00 pm   JAPAN - Taikodelic Drummers
4:35 pm   NATIVE AMERICA - Ollin-Tonalzin
5:05 pm   USA - 4 Ever Young
5:40 pm   SERBIA - Cultural and Education Center "Ratsko"

About Dallas International Festival

Between 1996 and 2013 DFW International Community Alliance organized the annual Dallas International Festival in a variety of Dallas venues, including the Meyerson Symphony Center, the Dallas Arts District and the Majestic Theater. This year, the festival continues to show the international face of the North Texas region, and is expected to attract nearly 30,000 people to the celebration of more than eighty-five cultures from across the DFW area.

DFW International Community Alliance serves as the portal for global North Texas, a network of 1,600 of the regions ethnic and internationally-focused civic, community and educational organizations. Its mission is to build mutual understanding and respect by linking diverse international cultural communities. DFW International Community Alliance promotes and links North Texas global groups through its website and cultural calendar at www.dfwinternational.org.

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