2017 Headlining Concerts
Friday, May 5/8:00 PM/Cafe Stage
Experience the sounds of Americana with the Gypsy Lumberjacks showcasing World Beat, Flamenco, Caribbean, Gypsy Jazz and Bluegrass. Friday evening only!
Saturday, May 6/8:00 PM/Cafe Stage
Malamanya is comprised of musicians who share a mutual respect and enthusiasm for traditional rhythms and melodies from Cuba and Latin America. Saturday evening only!
2017 Visiting Performance Groups
Taiwan National University of Arts
The Festival is thrilled to be hosting a dance group from the Taiwan National University of Arts. The students are professionally trained in a wide variety of dance styles, including ballet, modern dance, traditional Chinese and folk dances, and aboriginal dance. This year the university is presenting a combination of traditional ethnic dances featuring elements of American jazz.
Khmer Legacy Museum Visiting Performers
The Festival is partnering with the Khmer Legacy Cambodian Museum & Performing Arts Center in St. Paul to present a group of performers and artists visiting from Cambodia. The group will be participating in a number of Festival areas, including on the World Stage and in the Folk Art Demonstrations. In addition, the performers will present a Chai Yum – a traditional parade featuring giant puppets and live music.
See here for an example: https://youtu.be/7p4CBGs-m1w
Throughout the Festival, more than 100 music and dance groups perform continuously on three different stages.
2017 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULES
2017 Student World Stage Schedule
2017 World Stage Schedule
2017 Atrium Stage Schedule
2017 Cafe Stage Schedule
2017 Cultural Exhibits Storytelling Stage Schedule and Performers
2017 Cultural Exhibits Storytelling Stage w Musicians
See here for examples from previous World Stage performances:
Assorted Teen Performances (2015)