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CITY OF ALEXANDRIA TO HOLD INAUGURAL ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24
The City of Alexandria’s International Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 24, from Noon. - 7 p.m., at Waterfront Park, located at 1A Prince Street in Old Town on the riverfront. Admission is free and the event will be held rain or shine. In the case of inclement weather, refer to the event hotline for more information.
Entertainment includes performances from around the world. Cambodian: The Cambodian Circus, the Phare Ponleu Selpak and the NGO School of Arts which is touring the United States; the Irish Breakfast Band with traditional Irish folk music and featuring Irish dancers; enjoy sounds from Mexico from Mariachi Aguila DC, Armenian: showcasing the Arev Dance Group in their gorgeous traditional garments; Moroccan: sounds from the renowned Gnawa Jazz Group and Soul Band performances that will have you dancing; a performance from Bolivian dance and music group, Fraternidas Cultural Pachamama, stepping in their beautiful colorful garments; African Dance performances; Zumba performances; demonstrations from Pies Fitness and Yoga company including yoga for children; African Storytelling and a mini fashion show from the country of Dubai and more.
Activities include a World Open Market to purchase items from around the world from over 30 countries. Visit the Children’s Village with passport activities, dancing, yoga, hands-on activities, face painting, karate demonstrations, Zumba for kids and educational activities. A variety of community organizations and City Departments will feature children activities and exhibits. Come and indulge yourself with multi-cultural food and beverages. The International Cuisine area features Thai, Ethiopian, Armenian, Afghan, American and more available for purchase.
Dress in your favorite ethnic garment and bring your cultural flag to hang and showcase your heritage. This is a family fun event with many engaged activities for all to enjoy; dress comfortably to celebrate and explore the many world cultures!
This festival is sponsored by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities in partnership with Audio Video Action Company.
Waterfront Park is located in Old Town on the riverfront between King and Prince Streets along Strand Street. The public is encouraged to bike, walk, use the Trolley or take public transit to the event. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit www.dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit www.wmata.com.
Bicyclists may visit www.alexandriava.gov/localmotion for the City’s Bikeways Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bikeways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking.
For more infoRmation on the City of Alexandria’s International Festival, call the Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 or the Special Events Office at 703.746.5418.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Cheryl Lawrence, Special Events Director, at 703.746.5419 (Virginia Relay 711), or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ten days in advance.
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Join the Armenian Network of America Group as we say goodbye to yet another great summer of memories in the sun with friends and family!
Bring your smile, business cards, and personality!
When: Friday, August 14, 2015
Where: Mio Restaurant & Cafe
1110 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
Time: 6:00 PM to ????
Meet us at the Bar or we may be sitting at a table depending on the size of the crowd!