Thursday, September 11, 2008

Celebrate Allentown!

Looking for a way to learn a little more about the cultural diversity of the LV? Perhaps try a little bit of all the great food our area has to offer?

The City of Allentown and the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce proudly present Celebrate Allentown, a multi-cultural celebration taking place on Saturday September 13th from 12 noon to 8 pm. This event will feature music, food, crafts, art and children’s activities that showcase the different cultures that make up our wonderfully diverse Allentown community.

Besides being a fun event for the entire family, it will also be educational and provide community building and ultimately, be an experience that will leave a lasting impression on all the attendees.

Celebrate Allentown will feature a variety of musical genres from around the world and will bring the PPL Plaza to life. The line-up includes:

12:15 – 1:15PM The Hometown German Band
1:30 – 2:45PM The Great Djembe Jam
3:15 – 5:00PM Haki Haki
5:30 – 6:30PM Emerald City
6:45 Р8:00PM Hector Rosado Y Su Orquesta Ach̩

This diverse combination of musical groups represents some of the many cultural groups that make up our Queen City of Allentown. It will expose attendees to a variety of musical sounds, including Celtic, German, Kenyan, and Latin Jazz and Salsa music.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I definitely plan to check this out, especially the drumming circle. Sounds cool.