11th annual Dallas International Festival on Sunday, March 25th


For Immediate Release
January 25, 2007

Contact: Anne Marie Weiss-Armush

DFW International Community Alliance

president@dfwinternational.org
972-661-2764

click HERE to download complete schedule with all details and contact information
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DFW ....a la Carte!  Feel the synergy of cultures from all over the world, an extravaganza of activities by the New Americans that are reshaping our region's face!

DFW International Community Alliance will present eleventh annual Dallas International Festival on Sunday, March 25th at 2 p.m. at the Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm St. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance from Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or 214-373-8000.  Sixteen global arts groups from across North Texas will participate in this 'Best of Dallas' spectacular.

This event is part of DFW International Month, March 6 thru April 8, which features 20+ activities across North Texas highlighting global cultures.  Call 972-661-2764 or visit www.dfwinternational.org for more information.  

Elba Garcia, Honorary chair of International DFW Month and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Dallas, says “The Dallas International Festival celebrates the energy of North Texans whose are roots in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America. This yearly celebration brings together the diverse population of the DFW area to explore and preserve the cultural traditions held nostalgically in our hearts. ”

The Festival is a multimedia celebration with film, theater, poetry, and performances by these "Best of Dallas" international arts groups:
  Hong-Gia Vietnam Martial Arts
(Vietnam)
 Keola's Hula Halau
(Polynesia)
 Expressions India
(India)
 Parastoo Folk Ensemble
(Iran)
  Sa'diyya and Karina
(Egypt)
  The Burundi Boys
(Central Africa)
 Lois Becker of the NST Leikarring
(Finland)
 Zorya
(Ukraine)
 Ballet Folk órico Jaguara
(Native Americans)
 Richland College Steel Drum Band
(Caribbean)
 Trío Folklórico Argentino and Danzas Folklóricas del Centro Argentino
(Argentina)
 Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl
(Mexico)
 La Trulla Boricua of the Puerto Rican Associacion
(Puerto Rico)
 Friendship West Baptist Church Praise Dance Ministry (African American)
 Mariachi los Reyes de Dallas
(Texas)
 Orizon Global Hip Hop
(the World)

DFW International Community Alliance is the portal for global North Texas, a network of 1,600 of the region’s ethnic and internationally-focused civic, community and educational organizations.  The organization promotes and links North Texas ethnic and immigrant groups through its website and cultural calendar at www.dfwinternational.org, that receives over ten million hits a month. 

The Dallas International Festival is made possible through the support of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and KERA.