Canton’s Liberty Fest’s International Festival was a Great Success!
We had a soggy start to the day on Saturday June 20th, but the weather improved greatly upon the completion of the Sunshine Children’s Choir Performance!
A special thanks to all of the Individuals and Groups that graced our stage including: The Great Lakes Taiji Group; Sunshine Children’s Choir who sang a beautiful rendition of ‘Edelweiss’ in Chinese; fascinating Indian dances by Sadhana Dance Theater; Senior Chinese American Golden Years Troupe whose member’s average age is 70; beautiful songs performed by the Spring Group; the spiritual energy of the New Hope Baptist Church of Wayne’s Steppers, Mimes, and Praise Dancers; the most gorgeous costumes and cutest wee ones of The Polish Centennial Dancers; amazing storytelling thru opera presented by The Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan; Ukulele, singing, and a lot of hip shakin’ by the Hoaloha Polynesian Dancers; Dance the Life Mantra Academy; Sitar students of Manjula Verma, Charvik Vaishnav, Naveen Jackson, & Anuj Patel; Greater Detroit Chinese Dance & Ballet; beautiful costumes and dances of Mexico by the Joyas de Mexico Ballet, Canton-Plymouth Chinese Learning Center; adorable and colorful dances by the Cherry Blossoms & Little Chinese Angels dance groups; beautiful Indian Folk Dance presented by students of Parul Shah; Sword fighting presented by the Michigan Shakespeare Company and lastly, beautiful solos and duets by the Yangtzee Melody Group closed out our program.
Thank you to all of our displayers that filled the International/Cultural tents with items from around the world. Beautiful displays from the Polish Centennial Dancers, Sri Lankan culture, Indian clothing, handbags and jewelry, Henna Tattoos, Canton-Plymouth Chinese Learning Center, Mexican Display and Merchandise, and the Japanese Immersion School Crafts tables.
Everyone is looking forward to our next International Festival that will take place at the Village Theater on Saturday November 21st. SAVE THE DATE!
If you would like to participate in the planning of our multicultural events please contact:
Anne Jahn, at The Village Theater for more information (734)394-5300.