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CultureFest – A Festival of Nations

April 13, 2013 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stanley Theatre
259 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13501 United States

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The premier collection of the international food, music and crafts that showcases what makes Utica the International City of Central New York. Food Sampling from Central New York’s local and international restaurants, a collection of artisans and craftsmen and demonstrations of dance, music and art that bring a world of culture into one place.

Tickets $10 – Children 10 and under are admitted free.
Admission gets you a sampling card. Additional food will be available for purchase.

Plus just before 1PM, Senator Joseph Griffo will present the Cultural Ambassador of the Year Award to Polish community member Julian Noga.

Entertainment and Demonstrations

12pm – Bagpiper -David DeCola 
12:10pm – The Butler Sheehan Academy of Traditional Irish Dance 
12:30 – Crobh Dugan – Irish music
1 pm – Cultural Ambassador of the Year Award followed by Tony’s Polka Band
1:30 – Adi Shakti – belly dancing
2 pm – Ritmo Caribeno – Latino dance and music
2:30 pm – Bhutanese-Nepali Folk Band and Dancers
3 pm – Burmese Dancers
3:30 pm – Rattlin’ Bog – Irish Music

Participating Restaurants and Vendors:
Excellus Blue Cross
Food Caribe
Grandpa’s Dippin Sauce
Grapevine Restaurant
International Student Exchange
Joe’s Jerky
Lotus Garden
Michael’s Fine Food
Mohawk Valley Latino
Mother Marianne’s Westside Kitchen
Painted Dragon
Pizza Extreme
Asian Bistro
Polish Community Center
Moe’s Southwest Grill
The Radisson
Kamala – Henna Tattoos


If you have a restaurant or business interested in participating, please fill in the form below and we will contact you with more information.


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