For Immediate Release: September 2, 2014
3rd Annual Multicultural Fest Celebrates Alexandria’s Diversity
City of Alexandria to host 3rd Annual Alexandria Multicultural Fest on Saturday, September 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Conservatory Center at Four Mile Run, 4109 Mt. Vernon Ave. Admission is free.
Designed to bring community members together to celebrate Alexandria’s diversity, the Alexandria Multicultural Fest features entertainment for all ages including live music and activities representing the region’s cultures. Performances include music from “Rainbow Rock Band,” “The Johnny Artis Band” and “Melodica Oriental,” as well as a variety of dance styles. Free games, demonstrations and activities will highlight a broad range of cultures and a wide variety of crafts and cuisines will be available for purchase.
“Rainbow Rock Band,” featuring Kate Moran as the Rainbow Lady, will perform interactive Pop Rock children’s songs where kids can play instruments along with the band. “The Johnny Artis Band” has been entertaining the Mid-Atlantic region for years with their fun loving brand of Rhythm and Blues music. 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 or Kelly.Gilfillen@alexandriava.gov.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Kelly Gilfillen with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.4644 (Virginia Relay 711) or e-mail Kelly.Gilfillen@alexandriava.gov.