Cultural Heritage Celebration – Saturday, March 17th

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Midway Village Museum Center
6799 Guilford Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
$8 Adult, $6 Child, Member Free
Midway Village Museum
Cultural Heritage Celebration
Saturday, March 17, 2018
10 am to 4 pm
Celebrate the culture and ethnic groups that make up Rockford! Learn about your community through educational displays, make cultural crafts, and enjoy ethnic musical and dance performances. Admission also includes viewing the museum’s galleries including the “Many Faces, One Community” immigrant experience exhibit.
Musical and dancing performance schedule is as follows:
11:30 am – Polish Traditional Dancing, St. Stanislaus Kosta Church
12 pm – Irish & Celtic Music, Trinadora
12:30 pm Rockford Today Network, Arabian Music and Dancing
1 pm – Irish Traditional Dancing, McNulty Irish Dancers
1:30 pm – The Silk Road from Algebra and Amercia, Sarene Alsharif
2 pm – Syrian Music, Syrian Newcomers
2:30 pm Rock Valley College presents, Azonto & Hispanic Remix
3 pm Irish Fiddle Music, Kaeleigh Miller
Cultural Displays:
Sons of Norway Valhall Lodge 5-168
St. Stanislaus Church
Saint Constantine and Helen Greek
Orthodox Church
Jewish Federation of Greater Rockford
International Cultural Exchange Services
Ethnic Heritage Museum
Syrian Newcomers
Rockford Today Network
Association of Latin American Students
Muslim Association of Greater Rockford
Multicultural Club, Rock Valley College
Cultural Crafts:
Adinkra Stamping, West Africa
Rosemaling, Norway
Paper Weaving, Denmark
Lotus Floats, Thailand
Celtic Knot Bracelets, Ireland
Martisor Dolls, Romania
Dot Painting, Aboriginal Australia
Papel Picado, Mexico
Ebru, Turkey
Print Making, Various
$8 adult; $6 children (ages 3-17); infants (ages 0-2) are Free.
Midway Village Museum members are Free.
You may purchase admission in-advance at the Museum Gift Store or at the door the day of the special event.
Questions? Call 815-397-9112.

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