Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Big. Free. Weekend.

Tower Grove Park is host to this weekend's 'Festival of Nations'.
The full list of events can be found here, but read on for the highlights.

Knowing from personal experience how mefahgerin' hard it is to plan an event like this, and seeing how much culture is represented here, you better believe I'll be there there whole weekend.

Tower Grove Park is located between Grand and Kingshighway, Magnolia and Arsenal.
Saturday at the world music stage
12:00 PM Dubtronix Reggae Band
1:30 PM Elsie Parker and The Poor People of Paris
3:00 PM Samba Bom Trio
4:30 PM Farshid & Friends Persian/Latin/Gypsy Fusion
6:00 PM Autumn's Child Native American

Saturday at the forest stage
10:00 AM African American Ensemble West African
Nordic Dancers Scandanavian
Fiesta Mexicana! Mexican
12:00 PM Shadi Zarghami Persian
Thai Classical Dancers Thai
1:00 PM Cossack Dancers European
Aalim Belly Dancers Middle Eastern
Bollywood Shuffle Indian
2:00 PM Community Performance Ensemble African American
Hawaiian Polynesian Revue Polynesian
3:00 PM Philippine Art Foundation Filipino
Folkloric Group Colombia Colombian
Djerdan Bosnian Folkloric Group Bosnian
4:00 PM Doorei Traditional Korean Drumming Korean
KidsMex Dance Group Mexican
Bon Odori Group Japanese
5:00 PM St. Nicholas Greek Dancers Greek
Cai's Classic Kung Fu Chinese
Viva Flamenco! Spanish
5:45 PM Psalms African American

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