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THE INGHAM COUNTY FAIR

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MULTICULTURAL DAY AT THE INGHAM COUNTY FAIR

Saturday, August 3, 2013


OPENING AND WELCOME CEREMONIES AT THE SHIRLEY CLARK PAVILION

THE INGHAM COUNTY FAIR BOARD INVITES YOU TO ENJOY A MUSIC AND FUN FILLED FREE EVENT AT THE SHIRLEY CLARK PAVILION!


Time 
County/Ethnicity Performer/Description
2:00 pm                                                                        
Opening Ceremonies
Guillermo Lopez, Ingham County Fair Board Member
2:15 pm - 2:35 pm
Loas
Hmong Family Association - Musical selections from Southeast Asia.
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
Africa
WWW Community Praise Dancers, featuring The African Masquerade Drummers - Dance and drumming are vehicles to connect young people and adults with their roots.
3:20 pm - 3:50 pm                 
Mexico Grupo Fiesta - Grupo Fiesta concentrates on bringing in the youngest children to learn and to have a deeper understanding of their cultural heritage.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
India
"MALR" - The name of a musical tune that in Indian culture and tradition is believed to help bring rain when it is played.
4:40 pm - 5:40 pm
South Texas
Trio Corporacion - This group follows the old South Texas, Northern Mexico tradition of making music with three instruments (bass guitar, guitar, and accordion) while performing classic Norteno and Tejano music.
5:50 pm - 6:10 pm
United States - Country                           
Ray Rodriquez - From Ovid, Michigan, via Pearsall, Texas.  Ray has performed in and around Michigan for many years with the Lonesome Dove Band.  He had an extensive run with his Tejano group "Kilo Band".
6:20 pm - 6:30 pm
Puerto Rico
Nellie Ruperto - From Lansing, Michigan.  Nellie of Puerto Rican descent, sings and dances the music of this "Isla del Encanto" (Island of Enchanment).
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
United States -  Contemporary                                                                                                                                                                                        
Donny and the Dorsals - The premier surf music tribute band in the mid-Michigan area.  Influenced by the traditional surf bands, like the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, the Ventures, Dick Dale and the Astronauts, they also use more modern rock to create a new surf sound.