Posted: 2:12 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

CultureFest full of music and entertainment for all in Springfield

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The Singh Indian Dancers shares sone of their culture with the crowd through dance at Culturefest in Springfield. Bill Lackey/Staff
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The Springfield High School Chinese students wowed the crowd as they performed with a Chinese dragon at Culturefest in Springfield. Bill Lackey/Staff
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NebSa shows Cathy Minna how to wear a head wrap at Culturefest in Springfield. Bill Lackey/Staff
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Signs for Culturefest have been hung throughout downtown Springfield. Michael Tyler II/Staff
CultureFest full of music and entertainment for all in Springfield photo
Arial view of one of the tents being set up for Culturefest. Michael Tyler II/Staff

By Michael Tyler

Staff Writer

The 20th annual CultureFest, one of the bigger downtown Springfield festivals, will showcase diversity through song, dance, art and music from different cultures on Saturday Sept. 24.

This year’s list of entertainment features artists and entertainers performing on the various stages and strolling throughout the festival area.

>>READ MORE:CultureFest celebrating 20 years of diversity

2016 Culturefest Schedule of Entertainment:

Main Stage

11-11:30 a.m.: Springfield High School Sign Language Choir

11:30-11:50 a.m.: CultureFest Children’s Choir

11:50 a.m.-noon: Springfield High School Marching Band

Noon-12:15 p.m.: Opening Ceremony

12:15-12:30 p.m.: Springfield High School Marching Band

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Muleskinner Band

1:30-2 p.m.: Xclusive Dance Crew

2-3 p.m.: Dean Simms Centennial Band

3-3:30 p.m.: Celtic Academy of Irish Dance

3:30-4 p.m.: Rondalla Puerto Rico

4-5 p.m.: Thiossane African Dancers

5-5:45 p.m.: Project Jericho Bucket Band

5:45-6 p.m.: Xclusive Dance Crew

Tent Stage

11:30 a.m.: Zion Hill Baptist Church Praise Dancers and Choir

12:30-1 p.m.: Punjabi Bhangra (Indian Dancers)

1-1:30 p.m.: Philipino-American Dancers

1:30-2 p.m.: Ben Hemmendinger/accordion

2-2:30 p.m.: The Culture of Lesotho with Lemoh

2:30-3 p.m.: David Wilcox Tai Chi Demo

3-3:30 p.m.: Egyptian Breeze Belly Dancing

3:30-4 p.m.: Joseph Glenn Steel Drummers

4-4:30 p.m.: Urban Line Dancers

4:30-5 p.m.: Chinese Dance with Shih Ming Li Chang

5:30-6 p.m.: Wittenberg Imani Choir

Strolling

1-4 p.m.: Joseph Glenn Steel Drummers

1-4 p.m.: Mariachi Band Zelaya

1-4 p.m.: Ben Hemmendinger/accordion

3-6 p.m.: Seefari Reggae Band

12:30-1 p.m.: Chinese Dragon Dancers

2:30-3:30 p.m.: Betty Koehler

Teaching Stage

12:30 p.m.: Springfield High School Band

1 p.m.: Hip Hop Dance Lessons

1:30 p.m.: Global Impact Stem Academy Music Exploration

2 p.m.: Dances of World Peace

2:30 p.m.: Mexican Dance lessons

3 p.m.: Zumba with Linda

3:30 p.m.: USS Jammers (Play and Sing Along)

4 p.m.: Instrument Lessons, guitar and more

 
 

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