Creative Discovery Museum Hosts Annual Folklife Summer Music And Dance Series

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Creative Discovery Museum invites you to celebrate different cultures during their Summer Folklife Music and Dance Series. This month’s musical session will feature performances by the Chattanooga Peruvian Association’s Children's Choir and dance group this Sunday from 1 - 2:30 p.m. in the Museum Atrium. 

The Chattanooga Peruvian Association will present two cultural performances. The Peruvian Children's Choir will perform at 1 p.m. followed by an adult dance group at 2 p.m. Dance instruction will be provided to guests after the performance.

“The Summer Folklife Music and Dance Series introduces children and adults to the different cultural talents living in Chattanooga,” said Liza Blair, arts manager at Creative Discovery Museum. “Exposure to Peruvian folk dance and music will be a great opportunity for everyone.” 

The Folklife Summer Music and Dance Series takes place every June, July and August and features local and regional ethnic and cultural artists. The series was created as a way of promoting the areas diverse, expressive folk arts through engaging public experiences.

All activities are included with paid admission to the Museum.

For more information, call (423) 756-2738 or visit the Museum website at www.cdmfun.org.




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