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West Valley Island Cultural Festival (Surprise)
October 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST$10 – $30.
The West Valley Island Cultural Festival returns for its 6th year and is a multi-cultural event celebrating music and dance. Attendees can enjoy contests, giveaways, and live entertainment by local performers featuring Polynesian and Salsa dancers, Belly dance, musicians, and dance lessons! Also, fun food eating contests – one hosted by Papa Ed’s Ice Cream! Get ready for an exciting and colorful day of music and dance!
A portion of the proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix
CALL FOR ARTISTS
The festival accepts performers from all cultures! Pre-festival presentations, dance/music workshops such as Hawaiian Hula, Ori Tahiti, Belly Dance, and Drumming will start in October.
PERFORMERS (check website for updates)
Tropical Polynesian Productions will open the festival with Hawaiian chanting and Hula Kahiko dance (Ancient Hula), directed by Kumu Hula Kalena known for their energetic and upbeat dances. Returning is Miguel “El Mambo” De Leon, Abyssinia Benefsefji – gifted dancer of improvisation, Phoenix Dance Conservatory Company, The Borrowers, and Steelin’ The Night Away – all female Steel Drum band. The evening will feature an electric light show “Rainbows of Color Light Show.”
Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as Certificates of Achievement will be presented to individuals and groups for their artistic contributions.
ADMISSION online in advance: $25 adult, $15 13-19 yrs, $10 4-12 yrs
Door: $30/$20/$15, 3 yrs and under free
Discount: $16 Veterans, Seniors (55+), Military, Police, Police Civilians, Fire
Admission fee is non-refundable.
The West Valley Island Cultural Festival is pleased to announce Independent Talk 1100 KFNX and the Grand Canyon Brewing Company (GCB) as the Orchid Sponsor of the sixth annual West Valley Island Cultural Festival
About the Grand Canyon Brewing Company
In 2006, retired Navy veteran, John Peasley purchased Cruisers Route 66 Café in Williams, AZ, on a handshake deal. After an inspiring visit to a valley brewery, John set out to bring craft beer to Williams, the goal was to build a brewery that had a “Cabin in the Woods” feel. Grand Canyon Brewing Company was subsequently built on the back of Cruisers on August 27th, 2007 and began brewing beer that spoke to the breathtaking landscapes and adventurous lifestyle of Arizona. Now, 10 years later, GCB built a 40-barrel brew house and restaurant to keep up with the statewide demand. For more information, visit www.grandcanyonbrewery.com.
About Independent Talk 1100 KFNX
KFNX was voted one of the Top Ten Radio Stations in Arizona by Ranking Arizona with over 60,000 weekly listeners. KFNX has one of the largest signals of any Phoenix Radio Station with 50,000 watts reaching almost 5
million people throughout Arizona from Sedona to Tucson and Yuma to Globe and worldwide over 1100kfnx.com. KFNX exclusively features Five of the Top Ten Talk Shows in the country including – ‘The Laura Ingraham Show,’ ‘The Savage Nation with Michael Savage,’ ‘The Joe Walsh Program,’ ‘Imus In The Morning,’ and ‘The Lars Larson Show.’ KFNX offers national news and financial updates as well as local news, weather and traffic around the
clock. For more information, advertising, talk show opportunities, or to request proposals, visit www.1100kfnx.com.
About West Valley Island Cultural Festival
The West Valley Island Cultural Festival is a multi-cultural festival that is held every year in the fall. The entertainment includes beginners, amateurs, and professional performers; giving all the chance for performance opportunities. It is an indoor festival and other activities may take place outside. The festival’s mission is to promote the education and performances of music and dances of the world. The festival’s charitable partner is the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses that would like to connect their brand to the festival. For more information on sponsorship packages, please email moc.tseflarutlucdnalsivwnull@srosnops. For inquiries contact founder/director Kumu Kalena: moc.tseflarutlucdnalsivwnull@ofni, 623-255-8491.
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