Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Fourth Annual World Music and Dance Festival Set for April 4

Berry College will host the fourth annual Rome World Music and Dance Festival on Saturday, April 4, with performances beginning at 1 p.m. on the Cage Center front lawn and continuing throughout the day until 10 p.m. Accompanying the event will be an international market with food and goods from around the world that will be open from 5-7 p.m. In the event of rain, the festival will move inside to Evans Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. For more details contact Dr. Jeffrey Lidke at or 706-331-1059.

Sponsors include the Student Association for an Interreligious Campus, the Inter-Faith Council, the Student Government Association, the Department of Fine Arts, the Department of Religion and Philosophy, the Chaplain’s Office, the Krannert Center Activities Board, and the Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs.

Schedule performers include:

• Sasikala Penumarthi: Orissi dance
• Ogya: African tribal fusion
• Dwain Briggs: Western spiritual
• Devidasa: World fusion funk dance band
• Ross Kent, Megan Black and Henze Marvin: Music and dance of North India
• The Groundhawgs: Bluegrass and folk music
• Amberetta: Middle Eastern dance
• Celiedh Celtic Ensemble: Celtic music
• Sundari: Middle Eastern dance

Prepared by Public Relations and Marketing Assistant Leah Ryan

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