2nd Annual Alexandria Multicultural Fest This Saturday!

by Lee Hernly, Editor

Celebrate Alexandria’s DiverseCity

Multicultural-FestivalThe City of Alexandria is hosting the 2nd Annual Alexandria Multicultural Fest on Saturday, September 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at Four Mile Run Park and Community Building, 4109 Mt. Vernon Ave. Admission is free.

Designed to bring community members together to celebrate Alexandria’s diversity, Alexandria Multicultural Fest features entertainment for all ages including live music and activities representing the region’s cultures. Performances include music from “Kate Moran Band,” “Higher Hands” and “Melodica Oriental,” as well as a variety of dance styles. Free games and activities will highlight a broad range of cultures while international crafts and cuisines will be available for purchase.

“Kate Moran Band” will perform pop/rock featuring songs about her experience growing up in Alexandria. “Higher Hands” describe their signature sound as “FUNK… steeped in soul, infused with a love of hip-hop, and tempered with an honest appreciation of R&B and Jazz.” El Salvadoran and Honduran musicians form the group “Melodica Oriental” and perform in the traditional Latino style.

For more information, visit www.alexandriava.gov/recreation, or contact Kelly Gilfillen, Marketing Manager, at 703.746.4644.

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