LEARN AND PARTICIPATE!

The Festival’s Demonstration Areas feature chefs and dancers from around the world who will teach YOU how to cook a dish or learn a dance from their culture. Join the fun!

Demo Booths

Friday: Learn how to juggle!

5:30PM and 7:30PM Join Ken and Kyle of GravityCheck and learn the art of juggling. 

Cooking Demos

Saturday

11AM – French Crepe – Claire Barthelemy
12PM –  Indian Cauliflower Basmati Rice Pilau – Yash Garg
1PM –  Palestinian Hummus – Sarena Triesh
2PM –  Italian Rappini and Pasta Fagioli – Joe Frangiosa
3PM – Pennsylvania Dutch Shoofly Pie & Pickled Beet Eggs – Karin Shank
4PM – African American Southern – De-Ven Atkinson
5PM – Bangladeshi Chotpoti – Moh Fatmi
6PM – Pakistani Pakora – Ahsen Salim
7PM – Egyptian Falafel – Medhat and Eva Metry
8PM – Greek Spanakopita – Wesley Starr, AHEPA

Sunday

12PM – Sudanese Lentil Soup – Dalia Abdel Rahim 
2PM –  Dutch Oliebollen – Shoshana Serxner
3PM –  Turkish Baklava and Sesame Crackers – Deniz Ender 
4PM –  French Canadian Poutine – Shannon Richmond 

Dance Demos

Saturday

10:30AM – Latin Dance – Carly Cusick, Cultivate Dance
12PM  –  Bellydance – Monika Shakinovsky, Electric Shimmy
1:30PM – Global Gymnastics – Triangle Rythmic Gymnastics
3PM – Odissi – Yoko Iwasima, Nippon Club
5PM  Odissi – Hiya Bandyopadhyay, Heritage India Asscoiation of America
6:30PM – Bollywood Dance – Priya Chellani, Indigo Dance Evolution Academy
8PM – Classical Indian Dance – Ramya Kapadia, Natyarpana School of Dance & Music

Sunday

11:30AM – Polonesian Dance – Fiante Kuinanialoha, Aloha Ka’naka O Hula Halau
1PM – Cuban & Latin American Dance – Betto Herrera, Mambo Dinamico
2:30PM – Kathak Dance – Radha Varadan
3:30PM – Kathak Dance – Neena Jha, Shiva Dance Center