4th Wednesdays 5:30 – 9:00 pm June – September, Greensboro Railyard (106 Barnhardt St.)
Come celebrate the Triad’s incredible culture and diversity with international food, music and art in Downtown Greensboro.
Series opens June 25th Celebrating the Cultures of Asia.
The Mosaic Festival, hosted by CWS Greensboro Immigration & Refugee Program, kicks off on June 25th with the first in its Summer Nights Series celebrating the cultures of Asia. This free outdoor event will feature home cooks from Greensboro’s refugee communities including food booths from Burma, Bhutan, Vietnam and more! Greensboro’s Ethnosh will also be featuring this event as one of its community “NoshUps.”
The Mosaic stage will host guest Tashi Dorji, an incredible Bhutanese improvisational guitarist out of Asheville. Dorji, recently named “one of the most exciting new acoustic guitarists nd improvisers to emerge in America in recent years” by the Independent Weekly, will hit the stage at 7pm. His set will be complimented by local multi-cultural musicians and artists from the Triad including renowned Tablas and Harmonium player Rajen Sukhadia and Bollywood and K-Pop dance performances by Damali Bacchus.
Guests can enjoy their food and music while perusing handmade arts and crafts vendors and learning more from local non-profits. The event is free, family-friendly and open to the public.
Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase at the event with all proceeds going to support local programming for newly arrived refugees. Please bring cash for food, drink and craft purchases.
June 25th – Asia
July 23rd – Africa & the Middle East
August 27th – Latin America;
September 24th – Global Finale w/ SHOW OF HANDS
Event Sponsors: Yes! Weekly; Smyth Jewelers; Boundless Impact; Deuterman Law Firm; Ashton Woods Apartments; Burgess Management Group
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