Multicultural Festival Entertainment Schedule
10:30-11 a.m. Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy of Malden, Mass., promotes the study of the Chinese martial arts. It fosters the development of strong mental and physical well-being for its members, who become well-rounded martial artists. Having won an international championship in July, Wah Lum participants will represent Team USA in Argentina in September 2015.
11-11:30 a.m. Alte Kamaraden German Trio recreates the indescribable experience called die Gemutlichkeit found in Germany with folk (also known as 'Oom-pah') music.
11:30 a.m.- 12 noon The Black Thunder Singers and Dancers from Portsmouth, N.H. have been singing and dancing at Native American Pow Wows across the United States for over twenty years. All of the singers are of multicultural heritage and take seriously the responsibility to carry on the traditions of their culture in all aspects of daily life.
12 noon-12:30 p.m. Alte Kamaraden (reprise)
12:30-1 p.m. Black Thunder (reprise)
1-1:30 p.m. Classical India Dance combines beautiful costumes, graceful movements, and facial expressions to convey a story through dance. Students who perform are led by Neha Parikh, who holds a Master's Degree in classical Indian dance from Mumbai University
1;30-2 p.m. Sayon Camara African Drumming. Camara plays the djembe and dunun, traditional drums of West Africa with a deep and abiding respect for life and the music he stewards. His performances convey an intimate knowledge of the traditional music for the different types of drums, songs, and stories of his people in Guinea, West Africa.
2-2:30 p.m.,Classical India Dancers (reprise)
2:30 - 3 p.m., Sayon Camara (reprise)
3-4 p.m. The O'Brien Clan are a family Irish band hailing from the Lakes Region. They play fun & upbeat instrumental Irish jigs & reels as well as popular Folk songs from the Celtic tradition with rich vocals & harmonies.
11 a.m.-Noon Jonathan Lorentz is a well-known local performing artist. In addition to being an active vocalist, he plays both the saxophone & piano. This incredibly talented man holds a PhD in Jazz Studies from N.Y.U
Noon-2 p.m. Tyler Road has been bringing its own special blend of folk, blues, bluegrass and traditional tunes to New Hampshire's Merrimack Valley for over 12 years. This folkgrass style weaves together the sounds of the banjo, guitar, dobro, viola, violin, washboard, keyboard, cajon, mandolin, and bass
2:30-3 p.m. Larry Frates Magic Show. Frates has been entertaining audiences as Nascimento, the Magician for over 40 years, and is renown for his never ending energy. Larry is also a talented artist and owns and operates Frates Creative Art Center on Canal Street in Laconia.
3-4 p.m. New Horizons Band. New Horizons Musical Organization of the Lakes Region is a concert band which provides musical entertainment for a variety of community events. The group provides instruction in band instruments and is geared for musicians who are over age 45
HEALTHLINK PARKING LOT
10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Lindsay's Puppets
11 a.m. Lary Frates Storytelling
12:45 p.m. African Drumming workshop.
1:15 and 2:15 p.m. Concord Community Music School
1:45 and 2:45 p.m Circus demos by Artfest
10-4 Wildlife Encunters
10-4 Strolling Native American Kunnaway
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