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Wednesday, September 7, 2016


The 8th World Music Festival will be held on Saturday, September 17th, 1 – 6:30 pm at Lynn Heritage Waterfront Park.
North Shore residents speak dozens of languages. Culture diversity is an economic generator.  Woven together, diversity adds a great deal to our lives.  Our Festival is the time each year that immigrants and ethnic groups celebrate each others' music, art, and food. 
The performers:
·         KAYA: Cambodian-American youth dancers
·         Jossue Giron, 8 year old mariachi, star on La Vox
·         John Hicks: Joe Hill and songs of the labor movement
·         Cape Cod African Dance and Drum:
·         Puck Fair: songs of Ireland and the Easter Rebellion of 1916
·         Sylvester Yarpah: songs of Liberia
·         St. Mary's Haiti Choir: gospel and folk
·         Julio Bare's Caribbean All-Stars
Vendors will provide food from various countries. LynnArts And Downtown Lynn will host arts-and-crafts workshops. Face-painting, ukulele workshop.
The festival is free. Donation go to the musicians. Donations of $100 or more will be noted on programs and press releases. Businesses may rent tables for $ 200.
Funders: Save the Harbor/ Save the Bay, Massachusetts and Lynn Cultural Councils., Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, GE Employees Matching Fund
For donations or to volunteer, contact David Gass Friends of Heritage State Park, 150 Lynnway, Unit 104 Lynn, MA 01902.
Thank you for your past and present support. See you at the Festival.
David Gass, Muriel Clements, Kevin Mahar, Gerard Sullivan, Julio Bare, Cherish Casey, Yonerky Santana, Elizabeth McKim, Shade Olivier, William Joseph, Dave Simmons, Estelle Revelotis, Leslie & Steven Greenberg, Emanuel Ramos.
Friends of Heritage State Park, Highlands Coalition: (781) 595-8701

Rain date: Sat. Sept. 24th 1- 6:30. 

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