Free Multicutural Festival @ TNCC

Published: April 14, 2010

Join TNCC’s Cultural Affairs Committee and the MTCA Performing Arts Series for a Multi-Cultural Festival in celebration of Diversity Month. Featuring three free shows, the festival begins Thursday, April 15 with all performances taking place at 7:30 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall. The events are open to the public. Please direct questions to (757) 825-2779.

First is in the lineup is Native American dance troupe Red Crooked Sky. Based in Southeastern Virginia, the troupe represents an array of tribes – Cherokee, Sioux, Meherrin, Osage, Pamunkey, Seneca and Monacan, among and others.

On Friday April 16, the Latin Ballet of Virginia performs. Founded in 1997 in Richmond, Virginia, the company is under the direction of Ana Ines King a Colombia, South America native.

The final show in the series takes place Friday, April 23 featuring the Celtic band IONA. For two decades, the five-member group has lead Washington, D.C. audiences on a virtual tour of the Celtic music styles found around the world.

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