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Multicultural Festival is Among ‘Top 10’ Kentucky Events

multicult 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/13/13) – Have you ever complained there is nothing much to do in this region? Or heard someone say this? Well, come out to experience the world culture this coming Saturday in Owensboro without taking an expensive trip overseas!
 
Owensboro Multicultural Festival has been selected as one of the top 10 summer festivals in Kentucky for a reason.

Entertainment
Many different groups will perform bluegrass music, Italian opera, Chinese, Burmese, Latino, and even Gypsy dances. Can you imagine we do have all this diversity in our region?

10:30am-11:30 Panther Creek Bluegrass Band
11:30-12:00 Arnie & Eleanor, the Husky Playgrounds
12:00-12:15 Opening Ceremony
 Color Guard—Apollo High School ROTC
 National Anthem—Tevin Vincent
 Blessings- Rev. Dr. Jonathan Carroll
 America the Beautiful—Kentucky Wesleyan Scholar
 People’s Parade
12:15-12:45 Mostly Italian—Kentucky Wesleyan Singers
12:45-1:00 Bellyrrific Gypsy Belly Dancers
1:00-1:30 Traditional Karate—Allen Renfrow and his students
1:30-2:00 Journey to China
2:00-2:15 Travel to India
2:15-2:30 Burmese showcase
2:30-3:00 Centro Latino
3:00-3:30 Perfect Praise (Fourth St. Baptist Church)
3:30-3:45 Society for Creative Anachronism heavy combat demonstration
3:45-4:00 Tae Kwon Do--Lewis Montgomery and students
4:00-4:30 Emily Wills and company
4:30-5:00 Bluegrass Bellydance

Close to 40 booths plus scavenger hunt and cultural quiz.
All these hundreds of volunteers will set up booths to share with you cultures of Native American, Bolivia, China, Czech, Ecuador, India, Japan, Myanmar and more. Get a packet at the information booth to search for treasures and goodies of this fun scavenger hunt, and answers to the cultural quiz. Teachers in the area have sent their students to the festival to enhance their curriculum in language arts, foreign languages and social studies. Wise choice!

Food court
Any festival is not complete without a variety of delicious food! We not only have food, but offer many ethnic cuisine--Chinese, Indian, Filipino, and Thai. Or American Boston butt sandwiches, grilled corn, and brownie bites by Culinary Concepts. Yum, my mouth is getting watery!

Check this out at http://www.firstpresbyterianowensboro.com/view/multicultural-festival-of-owensboro.

See you this Saturday on the front lawn of First Presbyterian Church in Owensboro at 1328 Griffith Ave. Owensboro. Festival lasts from 10 a.m. - 6p.m. 

Winny Lin
SurfKY News

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