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WHAT: Reston Multicultural Festival

WHEN: Saturday, September 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: Lake Anne Plaza, 1609-A Washington Plz, Reston, VA 20190

The Reston Multicultural Festival is a celebration of the diversity and community spirit that is found in Reston. This annual event brings together the people of Reston to celebrate our rich medley of cultures.

The Multicultural Festival features a Naturalization Ceremony, National Heritage Award Fellows, arts & crafts, exciting entertainment, Art Mirrors Culture 3D exhibit, delicious food, and family activities from around the world.







World Stage

11:00 a.m. Welcome Ceremony
11:15 a.m. Naturalization Ceremony

Entertainment Lineup

12:15 p.m
New Line Brass Band
New Orleans style Processional around the festival grounds

12:45 p.m.
David and Michael Doucet (Heritage Fellow)
Traditional Cajun, Creole and zydeco songs

1:45 p.m.
Nomad Dancers
Program of dances from traditional cultures including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan

2:10 p.m.
Raqs El Hob
Dance mix of Middle Eastern influences, Egyptian folkloric, and fusion, sharing the rich music and dance culture of the Middle East

2:55 p.m.
Folk Ensemble LADA
Featuring traditional Slavic instruments, songs and dances

3:30 p.m
Tradiciones Bolivianas
Bolivian Dance

4:45 p.m.
Andes Mantas
Vibrant music from the Andes on over 35 instruments

Global Stage

Entertainment Lineup
12:25 p.m.
Minnush
Living Sephardic music that incorporates elements of American folk and jazz, while shedding light on the immigration and refugee stories that the songs carry.
1:20 p.m.
Gin Dance Company
Asian culturally influenced work combining Chinese Opera movements and modern dance.
2:00 p.m.
Broto Roy Qtet
Combination of the great systems of Indian classical music and Jazz, into Raga-Jazz using the Indian tabla, sitar, sax, and bass.
3:00 p.m.
Furia Flamenca
The music, song and dance of Spain: Flamenco.
3:55 p.m.
Foley Academy of Irish Dance w/ Sìneadh Fada
Reston based Foley Academy of Irish Dance shares the stage with musicians and dancers of Sìneadh Fada to present traditional Irish music and dance.
5:05 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church IGN Step Team
Step Dance Performance.
5:30 p.m.
Kalavaridhi Center for the Performing Arts
Classical Indian Dance.

Gallery Stage

Entertainment Lineup
Gallery Stage

12:30 p.m. Traveling Players
Performance of The Doctor in Spite of Himself by Moliere.

1:45 p.m.
Linda Goss (Heritage Fellow)
Traditional Black Storytelling. She is called “Mama Linda” in honor of her mastery as a tradition bearer and premier contributor to the art of storytelling.

2:40 p.m.
Nrityanaad Academy
Indian Dance.

3:15 p.m.
Alice Gu-zheng Ensemble
Performance of Chinese zither, or commonly known as gu-zheng, a plucked string instrument.

4:15 p.m.
KIMONOdeSisters
Japanese Dance and Music.

Family Arts and Crafts Activities

Sugar Skulls
Egyptian Necklaces
Friendship Bracelets
Barrilete (craft from Guatemala)
Community Project: (Community Garden) Flowers

Activity Area

Entertainment Lineup

1:00 p.m.
Reston Regional Library
Story Time

1:40 p.m.
Northern Virginia Chinese Experimental School
Taiwanese yo yo demonstration

2:00 p.m.
Reston Regional Library
Story Time

2:40 p.m.
Northern Virginia Chinese Experimental School
Taiwanese yo yo demonstration

3:00 p.m.
Reston Regional Library
Story Time

3:40 p.m.
Northern Virginia Chinese Experimental School
Taiwanese yo yo demonstration
4:00 p.m.
Reston Regional Library
Story Time

Global Cafe

A Southern Fish Fry (Food Trailer)
Fried Fish, Fried Shrimp, French Fries, North Carolina Barbecue Ribs

Colonial Kettle Corn (Food Trailer)
Kettle Corn, Water

Danibelle’s Lebanese Cuisine LLC (Food Truck)
Chicken Shawarma, Falafel, Kafta Sandwich, Hummus, Tabouleh Salad, Fries, Soft Drinks

Del Sur Baked Goods: Peruvian
Peruvian Empanadas

E-San Food and Drinks: Asian
Pad Thai, Fried Rice, Egg Rolls, Lo-Mein, Chicken Teriyaki, Lemonades, Thai Ice Tea, Sugarcane Juice

Lake Anne Plaza Market & Deli: Mexican/Salvadorean
Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas

Lets Get Twisted Potato
Fried Twisted Potato on a Stick

Nitro Creamery: Vietnamese/Asian-American
Homemade Ice Cream and Gelato

Reston Association
Hot Dogs, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Chips

Taste of the World Restaurant: Thai
Fried Rice, Teriyaki Chicken, Panang Curry Chicken, Fried Tofu, Curry Puff, Beverages

Global Market

Annetti-Spaghetti
Art prints and affordable accessories from Korean culture.

Artful Elegance
Artful Elegance, a studio and store in Bowie, MD, combines imagination and nature with found and artisan made objects, influenced by the travels and heritage of designer DMichele, to create wonderful pieces of wearable art, wall art and home décor.

Arts of Asia
Clothing, jewelry, crafts from Burma, Bali, India, Afghan, Thai, Turkey.

Colorful Crafter
Crocheted stuffed toys, blankets, macramé plant hangers, scarves, pot holders.

Craft Indulgence
Handcrafted, fair trade clothes and accessories made by the artisans of India. Tunics, dresses, skirts, scarves, home linens, home décor, bags.

E3Kids International
A variety of hand-crafted goods from local artisans from Kenya and Guatemala.

Elaine Robnett Moore Collection
Beading and Jewelry from around the world.

Ginger Bander
Indian contemporary jewelry and home accessories.

Nurture Designs
Copper, brass, and sterling silver jewelry.

Peruvian Trend
Fine and unique crafts and clothing accessories handmade by women artisans of Peru and from around the globe.

Scrawl Books
Multicultural book fair.

Tareebo Custom Fashion and Jewelry Design
Handmade jewelry, Bolivian and Colombian knits and accessories, girls dresses.

Washington Bazaar LLC
Wood animal stools for children.