Annual Mercer County Culture Festival & Food Truck Rally Set for June...

Annual Mercer County Culture Festival & Food Truck Rally Set for June 16

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Nos Pes de Ouro performing at the 2016 Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally.

Mercer County’s twelve municipalities are home to citizens of many ethnicities and countries of origin. In celebration of this, County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Board of Chosen Freeholders will present the eighth annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally on Saturday, June 16, at Mercer County Park in West Windsor.

The festival, to be held from 11am to 7pm, will celebrate diverse cultures through live music and traditional dance performances, food trucks and biergarten, art demonstrations, heritage crafters, American Indians with handmade tepees, and pony rides and other activities for children.

The entertainment schedule is as follows:

Cultural Bands

11:30 a.m.       – Nagara Group, Sikh

1:30 p.m.         – Broken Shillelaghs, Irish

2:45 p.m.         – Polkadelphia, Polish

4:30 p.m.         – Swing Sabroso, Puerto Rican

6:15 p.m.         – Kombo Latino, Latin

 

Dance Performances

12 p.m.            – Shishya School, Indian dance

12:15 p.m.       – Recordando Mi Tierra, Costa Rican

12:40 p.m.       – Trenton Greek Terpsichorians

1:00 p.m.         – Shen Yun, Chinese Lion Dancers

2:15 p.m.         – Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble

3:30 p.m.         – Gypsy Funk Squad, Middle Eastern

4:00 p.m.         – Gruppo Folklorico San Jose de Newark, Ecuadorian

5:15 p.m.         – Janosik Polish Dance, Polish

5:30 p.m.         – Nos Pes de Ouro, Brazilian & Capoeira

 Admission and parking are free. For more information, please call the Mercer County Division of Culture and Heritage at (609) 278-2712 or email culturalfestival@mercercounty.org.

 

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