World in a Tent multicultural Festival Folkestone

World in a Tent multicultural Festival Folkestone

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The Stadium

Aldridge Road

Cheriton

Folkestone

CT20 3EN

United Kingdom

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World in a Tent Festival Folkestone

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World in a Tent Festival Folkestone

Sun July 3rd 12-8pm

The Stadium, Aldridge Road, Cheriton CT20 3EN

A day of multicultural events, world music, dance, world food, world bazaar, a Tai-Chi session, workshops and arts/crafts activities for kids and a contemporary band +dj to end the day.

A free festival celebrating different cultures with world music, dance, food and arts/crafts activities. Featuring Tsungai Tsikirai from Zimbabwe with her traditional and urban mix of styles, Damascus Ensemble with members from the Orchestra of Syrian musicians playing traditional Syrian instruments - oud and qanun with voice, Folkestone Nepalese musicians and dancers performing traditional dances and music from different groups, and Romany Diamonds with vocalist Sindy Marek, guitarist Benjamin Czureja and violinist Roberto Marek performing popular Roma and East European songs. Also featured are Ash Mukherjee – an award winning Critic’s Circle nominated Indian dancer who will perform a piece dedicated to Ukraine, Sinman Dance Company (Chinese/London) performing traditional Chinese music and dance, traditional Odissi dancing from India, Tai-Chi, Belly dancing, and Bollywood dance workshops, ending with a Nepalese contemporary pop band and dj (Kent). The day will include Nepalese, Indian and Malaysian food and crafts to purchase. Full programme on www.equatorfestival.com.

Please register here to be put into a raffle draw to win 2 bottles of wine or a food voucher or a couple of CDs from the artists who are performing.

If you would like to make a donation please go to our paypal account - shivanova@aol.com, or email us directly and we can send you our bank details for an online donation.

Folkestone Programme:

12 noon – Opening with Nepalese drummers

12.30pm – African music – Tsungai Tsikirai and musicians

1.30pm– Nepalese musicians and dancers from Folkestone

2.30pm– Tai-chi demonstration – Wugong Academy + workshop

3pm – Ash Mukherjee – Indian dance + piece for Ukraine

3.30 – traditional Odissi dancing from India

4pm – Chinese music and dance – Sinman Dance Company + workshop

5pm – Damascus Band – Syrian music

6pm - Belly dancing/music + workshop

6.30pm - Roma music – Romany Diamonds + Roma dance workshop

7.30pm - Bollywood dance workshop

8pm – Nepalese contemporary pop band + dj

9pm – END

www.equatorfestival.com

Food stalls + arts/crafts activities

Book online to win a free food voucher or a couple of bottles of wine in our draw.

www.shivanova.com www.equatorfestival.com

There will be disabled access to the festival and toilets, and we will also have a BSL interpreter.

Less plastics Policy - We are keen to reduce the use of plastics in festivals and you can help by bringing your own water flasks and cups. There will be a bar on site and wine, beer, cans of soft drinks, teas, coffees and food will be available to purchase.

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