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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

Children Welcome! FREE
Creative Alliance | 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore 21224

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Join us for a fun, family-friendly event that celebrates the immigrant and refugee communities that make up Baltimore’s diverse cultural landscape. Food, music, student art exhibitions, art vendors, piñata-making, face-painting, and other activities by various partnering refugee groups will be available.

SCHEDULE
12-2PM | Food, art, and family activities throughout Creative Alliance
2-3:30PM | Performances in the theater

PERFORMANCES
2PM | Hope Choir of Nations, hosted by Asylee Women Enterprise, is a group of men and women from around the world who sing songs in English, French and local African languages.
2:20PM | Jóvenes en Acción, a group for teenagers interested in activating the community through dance.
2:40PM | Mahnoz Jonmahmadova, a classical performer from Tajikistan who presents the traditional dances and multilingual poetry of her cultural heritage.
3:00PM | Duo WAYTA, a pan-flute, charanga, and guitar multi-instrumental extravaganza interprets traditional Guatemalan songs through the lens of Central and South American folk traditions.

ART by local refugee artists provided by International Refugee Committee, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) with Refugee Youth Project, and Towson University with Youth Artists and Allies Taking Action in Society (YAAAS!)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES
Komité Ayiti, Inc. – Haitian-inspired arts & crafts activities
Artesanas Mexicanas – piñata-making workshops
Regal Clothes -- African head-wrap demonstrations

CULTURAL CUISINE
Mera Kitchen Collective – Eritrean cuisine
Queen of Sheba – Middle Eastern cuisine
Alejandra Martinez – Mexican cuisine
734 Coffee – specialty coffee that supports Sudanese refugees

ARTIST VENDORS
Regal Clothes – Craft clothing and accessories using traditional African fabrics.
Sughra Hussainy – local Baltimore visual artist originally from Afghanistan
Mervat al Ali – Syrian crochet items
Albertine Anani – African Woodburning artist

As well as tabling by our community partners:
American Red Cross
House of Ruth, Maryland
International Refugee Committee
Asylee Women Enterprise
Sanctuary Streets Baltimore
Re-Engagement Center of Baltimore City Public Schools

Be a part of the festival!
Opportunities to sponsor, volunteer, and vend!
Email: [email protected]

SAT JUN 15 | NOON-3:30PM | FREE (RSVP suggested)

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Ven con toda la familia a Creative Alliance y ayúdanos a celebrar las comunidades inmigrantes y refugiados que forman gran parte de la cultura diversa y bonita de Baltimore. ¡Habrá comida, música, exhibiciones de arte por estudiantes, vendedores de arte, talleres de piñatas, pinta-caritas, y otras actividades por nuestros socios organizativos!

HORARIO
12 – 2PM | Comida, arte, y actividades familiares en Creative Alliance
2 – 3:30PM | Presentaciones en el teatro

PRESENTACIONES
2PM | Hope Choir of Nations, un coro cuyos miembros vienen de todo el mundo y cantan en inglés, francés, e idiomas africanos
2:20 PM | Jóvenes en Acción, un grupo de jóvenes interesados en mejorar la comunidad a través del baile
2:40 PM | Mahnoz Jonmahmadova, una bailarina clásica de Tayikistán que presenta bailes tradicionales y poesía multilingüe de su patrimonio cultural
3:00 PM |Duo WAYTA, un gran espectáculo de charango, zampoñas, guitarra, ¡y más! Van a presentar música típica de Guatemala interpretada por los estilos musicales de Sudamérica

ARTE por artistas refugiadas locales proporcionado por el Comité Internacional de Rescate, La Universidad Comunitaria de la Ciudad de Baltimore (BCCC) con Proyecto de los Jóvenes Refugiados, y la Universidad de Towson con Youth Artists and Allies Taking Action in Society (¡YAAAS!)

ACTIVIDADES FAMILIARES
Komite Ayiti, Inc. – actividades de arte inspiradas por la cultura Haitiana
Artesanas Mexicanas – ¡talleres de piñatas!
Regal Clothes – demonstraciones de turbantes africanos

GASTRONOMÍA CULTURAL
Mera Kitchen Collective – comida Eritrea
Queen of Sheba – comida Yemeni
Alejandra Martizez – comida Mexicana
734 Coffee – café artesanal que apoya a los refugiados sudaneses

Y también presentaciones de mesa por nuestros socios:

La Cruz Roja Americana
House of Ruth, Maryland
Comité Internacional de Rescate
Asylee Women Enterprise
Calles Refugias Baltimore
Re-Engagement Center of Baltimore City Public Schools

SÁB JUN 15 | 12 – 3:30 PM | GRATIS

Event Contact

Creative Alliance
410-276-1651

Event Details

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
410-276-1651
Free Admission

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