Birmingham International Street Fair
Presented by Birmingham Multicultural Association
May 12, 2012
The Birmingham International Street Fair is a family friendly event that celebrates world cultures through food, music and art. The event will also include an educational component that shares how to can get involved in global issues that impact Alabama. 6 musical act's dozens of food vendors and artists will be on hand to help you travel the world for a day without ever leaving downtown!
11:20-11:50 Jasmine Dance Ensemble (Chinese Cultural Association)
12:00 Noon- 12:45 Marc Gunn- Celtic Folk Singer
12:55-1:35--Dancers from Indian Cultural Assoc. of AL
not on a stage---1:30-2:30--West African Dance classes from Nathifa
2:20- 3:05 Corazon Flamenco-Flamenco Dancers
3:15-4:00 Carlos Castilla- Classical Latin Guitar
4:10- 4:55 Umdabu- Zulu Dancers and Drummers
5:10-5:45 Katie Cox School of Irish Dance
6:00 B-Law Riddenwise- Reggae band
*Times may vary slightly--just join us for the day and you won't miss anything!!
Event Name: Birmingham International Street Fair
Article: Bham. Intl. Street Fair to celebrate the city’s diversity
Weld for Birmingham - May 16, 2012
By Glenny Brock
Spend five minutes in Sojourns, Birmingham’s only fair-trade retail establishment, and you’ll quickly comprehend that proprietress Melissa...
Spend five minutes in Sojourns, Birmingham’s only fair-trade retail establishment, and you’ll quickly comprehend that proprietress Melissa Kendrick is a woman of the world.
Performers at the 2012 Birmingham International Street Fair include members of the Umdabu Zulu dance and drum corps.
The store features Vietnamese tea sets, African masks, Peruvian jewelry, silk scarves from Nepal, Dominican chocolate, Indian chai. Of course, there are staples — handmade clothing; handcrafted toys; natural body products, including soaps, lotions and lip balms — but the inventory changes often enough that I think of the store as a sort of international destination in my neighborhood. The goods come from more than 360 artisan co-ops in 55 countries
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