New and exciting cultures from around the globe, including China’s acrobatic pageantry in “Cirque Shanghai” and the enchantment of India in “Mystic India,” are on display during Dollywood’s Festival of Nations presented by Humana, March 23 through April 22.
More than 25 countries are represented through their respective heritages of music, dance, food and art in this delightfully diverse event. Authentic cuisine and ethnic activities allow guests added insight of other cultures.
Several new shows highlight the exciting lineup of acts, illustrating the festival’s extreme diversity. “Cirque Shanghai” combines traditional and modern Chinese acrobatics alongside amazing displays of physical strength and incredible feats of balance. This heart-pounding production features beautifully costumed performers and a visual feast of breathtaking white-knuckle stunts.
Also new, “Mystic India” takes audiences on a celebratory journey through India via a stunning performance which fuses dance, theatre and visual effects into an amazing explosion of color and energy.
Each day, Dollywood’s One World Celebration unites all Festival of Nations’ visiting performers in a unique musical and colorful bash throughout Showstreet. Dressed in their colorful native costumes, the international cast enthralls guests with this engaging street celebration that sets the stage for a festive jubilee.
A plethora of tasty and unique food options awaits guests with the World Passport to Food, an expanded international menu. Upon arrival, guests pick up a passport and use it to navigate their way to the delectable delights found throughout the park. At all international food locations, guests’ passports are stamped to signify their visit to each country.
For more information, visit www.dollywood.com.
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