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2019 International Festival

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    International Festival Event Schedule

    Parade of Nations 

    Parade assembles at the Community Market at 10:00 a.m. and departs for parade route at 10:30 a.m. and arrives at the Festival Grounds at 11:00 a.m.

    Festival Opens

    Festival opens at 11:00 a.m. (craft vendors, exhibitors & food vendors)


    Please note: times are not listed on purpose... however, performances will follow this order, beginning at 10:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. 

    1. Parade of Nations – Led by Laughing Dragons Kung Fu (parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Lynchburg Community Market and enters Riverfront Park around 11AM)
    2. Putting Away of  International Flags
    3. Mayor/Vice-Mayor – Festival Welcome Address 
    4. Skiffles USA
    5. Laughing Dragon Kung Fu - Lion and Dragon Dance
    6. Sonara Antilles featuring Phillip McCharen
    7. Bridgette Jerrels – African American Flag Dance
    8. Lynchburg Divas – Bollywood Dance
    9. Mel Parker
    10. Thai Dance/Fashion Show sponsored by Thai 99 Restaurant 
    11. Heritage High School – Overcoming Adversity through Diversity Group
    12. Forest Wing Chun Martial Arts 
    13. World of Dance Performing Arts Company
    14. Feral Ukuleles
    15. Llanto del Sur – Vincente Gonzales, Jesus Ochoa, Alejandro Ochoa, & John Vincent
    16. Hill City Sliders 
    17. KUUMBA Dance Ensemble with Sheron White

    Festival Closes

    Festival closes at 4:00 p.m.