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TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD IN ONE DAY

41st Annual RI Heritage Day Festival has been scheduled for

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Pawtucket Armory Arts Center,

172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket, RI

Noon to 5:00 pm

“TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD IN ONE DAY”

 

Admission to this family event is FREE

Join in a lively celebration of our state's rich cultural heritage! The Pawtucket Armory Arts Center will be filled with culture, music, and dancing from around the world.

Rhode Island heritage groups will present cultural exhibits and craft demonstrations from all over the world. There will be food trucks offering an array of traditional foods and drinks. The children’s area will have free face painting, arts, and crafts.

The day begins with a parade of international flags of over 30 countries. Throughout the day dancers and musicians from various countries will perform. This year’s festival will include a multinational fashion show featuring traditional and ceremonial clothing. Angela Sharkey and Kobi Dennis will be the MC’s.

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission partners with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and Welcoming Rhode Island, a program of Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island

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 Contact: Donna Alqassar, Heritage Commission Coordinator, (401) 222-4133 donna.alqassar@preservation.ri.gov

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