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From the National Parks Service:

“WHAT: See stunning beauty and experience diverse Latin, Asian and African traditions at the annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival. Join the National Park Service for the kickoff of the weeklong festival that celebrates diverse cultures and welcomes new audiences to the park.

WHEN: Saturday, July 15, 2017; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, 1550 Anacostia Ave NE

Performance Lineup

Lotus Main Stage

10 a.m. Welcome- Tara Morrison, Superintendent

10:05 a.m. Natananjali School of Dance and GW Rass Indian Dance

10:30 a.m. Louis Garay Afro-Latin Drumming

11:05 a.m. Asian Cultural Dance Performances

12:05 p.m. Christylez Bacon Urban Folk Music

12:30 p.m. Acoustic Soul Storytellers African Stories

12:50 p.m. DC Casineros Cuban Cultural Dance

1:10p.m. Global Dance Party with DJ Kweks

1:20 p.m. Multicultural Fashion Show

2 p.m. Sahel West & Francophone African Music

2:45 p.m. DJ Kweks Dance Party

3:10 p.m. Soles De Mexico Mexican Cultural Dance

3:30 p.m. Orquesta Melao Latin Salsa Music

Lily Small Stage

10 a.m. Live Reptile Show

11 a.m. Capoeira Brazilian Fight Dancing

11:45 a.m. Cultural Discussion

12:30 p.m. Aquatic Gardens Stories Storytelling

1:05 p.m. East of the River Stories Storytelling

1:35 p.m. Announcement of Children’s Drawing Contest Winners

2 p.m. Interactive Stories Storytelling”


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