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Saturday Schedule | Sunday Schedule

Presenters & schedule subject to change.

Saturday Schedule

  • 11:00AM

    Armenian Dance Ensemble of Minnesota

    The Armenian Dance Ensemble is a non-profit, inter-generational dance group that performs traditional Armenian folk dances to showcase the country’s heritage, culture and history. mnarmenians.org/dance-ensemble

  • 11:30AM

    KOOL 108 Fly Away Experience

    KOOL 108 will pre-qualify 5 participants on air. Five additional participants will be selected at the show. Play the game and see if you have the lucky ticket!! The winner will receive a 3-night all-inclusive trip for two with air to Hotel Xcaret Riviera Maya in Rivera Maya, Mexico. Rules available at sign up.

  • 12:00PM

    Turkish American Association of Minnesota Folk Dancers

    Celebrating Turkish culture and history through dance. www.taam.org

  • 12:30PM

    Ina Yukka – Chilean Musical Performers

    Ina-Yukka performs traditional Chilean folk music and Latin American music, using native instruments such as the zampoñas/sikus, charango and bombo.

  • 1:00PM

    Taco Eating Contest, Presented by Travel Leaders

    How fast can you down a platter of tacos? The fastest amigo or amiga will win a trip to Mexico provided by Travel Leaders. Sign up at the Star Tribune booth near the show entrance. Eight contestants will be drawn for a chance to compete. Rules available at sign up.

  • 1:30PM

    Grupo De Danzas Colombianas

    Grupo De Danzas Colombianas celebrates Colombia’s traditions by sharing its cultural heritage with younger generations while entertaining Minnesotans.

  • 2:00PM

    Dunarea Izvorasul Plai de dor - Romanian Dance Ensemble

    Founded in 1980, the Izvorasul Romanian Dance Ensemble has spread enjoyment of music and dance throughout North America, Romania and Serbia at festivals, fairs and more. In Minnesota, the group has appeared at Festival of Nations, Anoka Summerfest, Old St. Anthony Octoberfest, the State Fair, and also with the Metro-Ballet for the presentation of Dracula. @izvorasul.orgStPaulMN on Facebook

  • 2:30PM

    O'Shea Irish Dance

    O’Shea Irish Dance features their world champion dancers in traditional and competitive Irish Step dance performances throughout the year, and produces two professional, full-length theatrical shows. www.osheairishdance.com

  • 3:00PM

    S.G. Edelweiss - German Dance Group

    Schuhplattler Gruppe Edelweiss is an award-winning Bavarian Dance organization based in St. Paul, MN. Winners of 2nd Place in the most recent North American Bavarian Dance Competition, they will be traveling in June 2020 to Bavaria to compete in the World Championships of Bavarian Dance. The group is made up of members ranging in age from infants to seniors and is open to any and all interested. www.sgedelweiss.org

  • 3:30PM

    CAAM Chinese Dance Theater

    CAAM Chinese Dance Theater, “The Heart of Dance, The Soul of China,” celebrates Chinese cultural heritage and enriches a diverse community through the universal language of dance by performing annually for more than 10,000 people. www.caamcdt.org

  • 4:00PM

    Dunarea Izvorasul Plai de dor - Romanian Dance Ensemble

    Founded in 1980, the Izvorasul Romanian Dance Ensemble has spread enjoyment of music and dance throughout North America, Romania and Serbia at festivals, fairs and more. In Minnesota, the group has appeared at Festival of Nations, Anoka Summerfest, Old St. Anthony Octoberfest, the State Fair, and also with the Metro-Ballet for the presentation of Dracula. @izvorasul.orgStPaulMN on Facebook

Sunday Schedule

  • 11:00AM

    Minnesota Tamil Sangam Dancers

    Minnesota Tamil Sangam showcases the Tamil culture, which includes southern India, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia.

  • 11:30AM

    Natya Kala - Indian Dance

    Nayakala Dance Group will present several forms of dance from Kerala, Manipur and Tamilnadu states of India.

  • 12:00PM

    Taco Eating Contest, Presented by Travel Leaders

    How fast can you down a platter of tacos? The fastest amigo or amiga will win a trip to Mexico provided by Travel Leaders. Sign up at the Star Tribune booth near the show entrance. Eight contestants will be drawn for a chance to compete. Rules available at sign up.

  • 12:30PM

    Celestyl Cruises – Greek Dancers

  • 1:00PM

    Diversity Street Dancers – Eastern European Dance

    Diversity Street Dancers is a folk-inspired performing group that celebrates traditional Eastern European dances from Russian-speaking countries such as Belarus and Georgia. The group has performed at World Refugee Day Festival, Loring Art Festival, Festival of Nations and more. www.diversitystreet.org

  • 1:30PM

    Turkish American Association of Minnesota Folk Dancers

    Celebrating Turkish culture and history through dance. www.taam.org

  • 2:00PM

    SG Edelweiss – Bavarian Dance Group

    Schuhplattler Gruppe Edelweiss is an award-winning Bavarian Dance organization based in St. Paul, MN. Winners of 2nd Place in the most recent North American Bavarian Dance Competition, they will be traveling in June 2020 to Bavaria to compete in the World Championships of Bavarian Dance. The group is made up of members ranging in age from infants to seniors and is open to any and all interested. www.sgedelweiss.org

  • 2:30PM

    Sansei Yonsei Kai - Japanese Dance Group

    Sansei Yonsei Kai is dedicated to promoting Japanese culture through traditional dances. The dance group consists of children, teens and adults, and performs at various events such as the Festival of Nations, Rosefest Parade, Dragon Festival, Como Park Japanese Lantern Lighting (Obon) Festival, MN State Fair, and many community and educational programs. www.sanseiyonseikai.com

  • 3:00PM

    Bangladesh Folk Dance by Audhora