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Indy International Festival

The Indy International Festival, returns Thursday, November 8th through Saturday, November 10th to the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion, Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1200 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis. This event presents the unique opportunity to travel the world in just a few steps. At every turn, a different culture is represented with colorful displays, traditional dress, music, movement and dance, and food and drink. The Main Stage provides non-stop entertainment that is based on art, culture, and expression from all corners of the globe. Students and children are given special attention in one of the most concentrated cross-culture learning experiences available anywhere, Thanks to the generosity of Lilly Endowment, Inc. for sponsoring this year Programming.

ADVANCE TICKET FOR $ 8.00 NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/42nd-indy-international-festival-2018-tickets-51108052561

 

STUDENT TICKET  FOR $5.00 (SCHOOL OR HOME SCHOOL) CAN ONLY ORDER BY EMAILING:

indynationalitiescouncil@gmail.com

 

MAIN STAGE PERFORMERS

Thursday, Nov 8th  (Show Hours: 10 am – 5 pm)

10:00 am – 10:25 am     Opening Ceremonies

10:30 am – 10:55 am      ZUMBA with BB

11:00 am – 12:05 am     HEDGEHOGS (ESTONIAN-LATVIAN) 

12:10 pm –  1:15 pm    SOUNDS OF AFRICA    

 1:20 pm  –  1:50 pm     various TALENTS from NCI members
 1:55 pm  –  2:25 pm    TRADITIONAL DRESS - Europe

 2:30 pm  –  3:00 pm    TRADITIONAL DRESS - Americas

 3:05 pm  –  3:35 pm    TRADITIONAL DRESS – Asia

 3:40 pm  –  4:10 pm    TRADITIONAL DRESS - Africa

 4:15 pm  –  4:45 pm    TRADITIONAL DRESS – Middle East

 




Friday, Nov 9th  (Show Hours: 10 am – 9 pm)

 

10:00 am – 10:25 am  Awarding of Cultural & Food Booth Winners  

10:30 am – 10:55 am     ZUMBA with BB

11:00 am – 11:30 am     Sreemala Veena Group (INDIA)

11:35 am – 12:05 am      ANITA LERCHE

12:10 pm – 12:40 pm    HERRON HIGH SCHOOL DANCE in the USA

12:45 pm –  2:55 pm      IMMIGRATION ANNOUNCEMENTS- Set up

  3:00 pm –  6:00 pm     Naturalization Ceremony   

 6:00 pm    6:30 pm       Indianapolis Minyo Dancers (JAPAN)

 6:35 pm   7:05 pm   Philippine Barangay Children’s Dance Troupe

 7:10 pm   7:40 pm       Indy Hula – Polynesian Dancers (USA)

 7:45 pm – 8:15 pm        Montess and Eboni Caple (IRAN)

 8:20 pm   9:00 pm     International Festival Queen Candidates                   

 



Saturday, Nov 10th  (Show Hours: 10 am – 9 pm)

 

10:00 am – 10:05 am  Announcements of FREE HEALTH SCREENING

10:10 am – 10:30 am      ZUMBA with BB

10:35 am –10:55 am     Surprise Entertainers from Exhibitors

11:00 am –11:05 am     Jasmin Dance School – Duo (CHINA)

11:10 am –11:40 pm     Sreemala Veena Group (INDIA)

11:45 am –12:15 pm     International Festival Queens Talent Show

12:20 pm – 12:40 pm    MAYURI School of Dance (INDIA)

12:45 pm –  1:15 pm     Ballet Folklorico Mosaicos (MEXICO)

1:20 pm   1:50 pm     Dans Norden & Skandilocity           (SKANDINAVIA)
 1:55 pm   2:25 pm    Anderson Folklorico (MEXICO)

 2:30 pm  -  3:00 pm     Indiana Okinawa Kenjinkai (JAPAN)

 3:05 pm   3:35 pm     Flamenco Ole (SPAIN)

 3:40 pm    4:10 pm    Indianapolis Chinese Performing Arts

 4:15 pm –  4:45  pm   Minyo Club of Indianapolis  (JAPAN)

 4:50 pm  – 5:20 pm     Indy Korea

5:25 pm   5:55 pm     SAYAW Philippine Cultural Dance Company

6:00 pm   6:30 pm    Punjabi Dance (INDIA)

 6:35 pm   7:05 pm  Philippine Barangay Children’s Dance Troupe

 7:10 pm   -  7:40 pm    ACDC Latin Fusion Dance   

 7:45 pm    8:15 pm    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PARADE OF NATIONS

 8:20 pm    8:50 pm     ANITA LERCHE with NCI Parade of Nations

8:50 pm    9:00 pm    Awarding Ceremony & Closing Announcement

(Awarding of Volunteer of the Year & Overall Cultural Booth)

SATURDAY ’s MAIN FLOOR ATTRACTIONS:

FREE WELLNESS SCREENING  from 10 AM till 5 PM