Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The 5th Annual International Children’s Festival

Higher Achievement is thrilled to be a part of the 5th Annual International Children’s Festival! This will definitely be a great day for families, scholars, and staff and we hope you can join us!

Meridian International Center’s 5th Annual INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL Saturday, May 21, 2011 (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)

Hon. Eleanor Holmes Norton,
Honorary Patron
Sponsored by Meridian International Center and THIS for Diplomats in cooperation with Cultural Tourism DC and Higher Achievement.

A part of Cultural Tourism DC’s Passport DC program celebrating world-class culture in the Nation’s Capital throughout the month of May.

INCLUDES: Cultural activities, displays, and food tastings along with international dance, music, and storytelling performances.

ADMISSION: $10 per person, Children 12 years & under free(One adult chaperone required per every four children under 12. No strollers allowed in exhibit area.)

Participating Embassies: Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, China, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Nepal, Norway, Poland, Saudi Arabia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Turkey.

Performances by

  • Almaz Getahun

  • CapoeiraDC/Embassy of Brazil

  • El Tayrona

  • GALita Children’s Theatre/GALA Hispanic Theatre

  • Hora DC/Embassy of Israel

  • Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, DC

  • KO’ ETI Paraguayan Folk Dance/Paraguayan Cultural Center

  • Natyabhoomi School of Dance

  • Nomad Dancers

  • Raqs Jameel and Saffron Teen Belly Dance/Joy of Motion Dance Center

  • Rumah Gadang Group – USA/Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

  • Silk Road Dance Company

  • Sri Lanka Youth Dance Group of Washington, DC

  • Sushmita Mazumdar

  • Umanda Weerasinghe

  • Wong People/Chinatown Community Cultural Center

Please purchase tickets in advance, quantity is limited.

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