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Rhode Island's 44th Heritage Festival

Rhode Island's 44th Heritage Festival
Rhode Island's 44th Heritage Festival

Festival Details - "Rhode Island's 44th Heritage Festival"...

Start: Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:00PM
End: Saturday, September 17, 2022 5:00PM

Join in a lively celebration of our state's rich cultural heritage! WaterFire Arts Center will be filled with culture, music, and dancing from around the world. This unique festival bridges Rhode Islanders' cultures and expressions of creative talent. Rhode Island heritage groups will present cultural exhibits, visual art, and craft demonstrations from all over the world. The day begins with a parade of international flags from over 30 countries. There will also be a multicultural fashion show featuring traditional and ceremonial clothing. The children's area will have free face painting, arts, and crafts. And there will be food trucks: JA Patty, Hometown Poke, and Kona Ice of Cumberland. Admission to this family event is FREE. Performance Schedule: ? 11:30 Pre-Show & Festival Welcome Coyote Brass Flag Parade Opening Remarks: RIHPHC Interim Executive Director Jeff Emidy Welcome: Governor Dan McKee Emcees: Angela Sharkey & Kobi Dennis ? 12:00 Performance Block Coyote Brass Bavarian Brothers Sidy Maiga Phoenix Performing Arts Rhode Island Black Storytellers ? 1:00 Performance Block Dance BFF Scandinavian Women’s Chorus Nazeli Armenian Dance Group Seoyon Kim Azama Dance Company ? 2:00 Performance Block Lydia Pérez and Yoruba 2 Cambodian Society of Rhode Island India Association of Rhode Island Aftab Dance Group Shea Fashion Multicultural Fashion Show ? 3:00 Performance Block Fraternidad Folklorica Boliviana Grupo Arcoiris Of RI Performing Arts Academy Elliniki Yperiphania Greek Pride RI Kelly School of Irish Dance PADAM ? 4:00 Performance Block Arte Latino of New England Na Pua O' Polynesia Mohitosh Talukder Taposh Venezuela in RI Falun Dafa ?? Cultural Tables and Displays Alliance Française of Providence Arte Latino of New England Attorney General's Office Bangladesh Books Are Wings Center for Southeast Asians Colombia in Rhode Island Division of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (DEDI) Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island Ecuador Cultural Alliance Falun Dafe of New England Greater Providence YMCA Grupo Arcoiris Of RI Performing Arts Academy Greater Providence YMCA International House of Rhode Island Iranian American Cultural Society of Rhode Island Jamaica Table from Korean American Association of RI Lady Elfreda H. Thorpe & Williametta Thorpe Neighborhood Health of RI @nhprihealth Peace Flag Project Providence Children's Museum RI Day of Portugal RI State Council on the Arts RI Swedish Heritage Association SheaFashion St Andrew's Society of RI Turkish American Cultural Society of RI Roger Williams Park Zoo United Way of RI 211 RV Venezuela in RI This festival is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. We would also like to thank our sponsors, United Way of RI, Neighborhood Health Plan RI, and Coastal1, for their support.
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The WaterFire Arts Center
475 Valley Street
Providence, RI 02908
United States
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