Performances Schedule

9:45 - 10:00 Music

10:00 -10:20 Opening Remarks, Welcome  Mari-Lou Wong-Chong (Festival Chair), Dr. Susanne Adams (President  Brunswick Community College)

Pledge of Allegiance  

National Anthem – Sheriff Quartet

Master of the Ceremony - Eben F. Mastein

10:25 - 10:35 School Arts Contest Award

10:40 - 11:10 Chinese American Dancers

11:15 - 11:35 Thai Angel Dancers                         

11:40 - 12:20 Barynya Russian Musicians

12:25 - 12:55 Show of Nations Plus Group Photo

1:00 - 1:25 Filipino American Performers

1:30 - 2:00 Ryukyukoky Matsiri Daiko (Japanese)

2:05  -  2:25 Alma Y Corazon de Mexico

2:30 - 3:00 Indigo Dance Group

3:05 - 3:30 Sallinte’ UNCW Irish Dance

3:35 - 3:55 Jinwright Gospel Singers (African American)

3:56 - 4:00 Closing Remarks Mari-Lou Wong-Chong

Village Participants

Countries and Representatives

China- Xuan Chen, Qian Fan

England- Maggie Holcombe

Germany- Hannalore Philipp

Israel- Barry Salwen

Jamaica- Michael Daley

Peru- Vicki Sunberg

Philippines- Glena and Douglas Moses

Poland- Maria Knapik

Romania- Maria Quarticelli

Sierra Leone- Rosa Gardner and Marva Moss

Spain- Theresa Lominac

Thailand- Nalinee Tantayopin and John Cusak

Ukraine- Valerie Goad

Uruguay and Paraguay- Sonia Benitez

Vietnam- BIchson Bush

Zambia- Chalwe Mwansa

Cultural Areas of Interest

History of Brunswick County- Becky Long

Native American History in Horry and Brunswick Counties- Marion Haynes

Gullah Culture- Valerie and Jerome Bannister