Northeast School to hold Global Fall Festival Oct. 23
Northeast School will host its first Global Fall Festival Oct. 23 from 3 to 6 p.m.
The festival will celebrate elements of fall festivals and holidays from around the world, with live performances, a DJ, carnival games, crafts, face painting and treats. Performances will include Korean dancing and drumming, traditional Indian Kathak dancing and more.
Tickets are $10, and the event is open to the community. Donations will benefit the Northeast Parent Teacher Association. Tickets can be bought online via Memberhub.
3:30 p.m. – Lion Dance from https://www.yeeshungga.com/lion-dance/. Lion dances are performed at many Asian fall festivals such as Mid-Autumn/Moon Festival or Tet Trung Thu and is thought to bring good fortune and chase evil spirits away.
3:55 p.m. - Kathak Dance, Parul Shah from http://www.kathakdance.com/. Kathak dance is a traditional dance style from India that is often performed to celebrate Diwali.
4:15 p.m. – Korean Fan Dance and Nanta Drum Performance from http://koreandance.org/. This traditional performance will help us celebrate Chuseok, which is often called “Korean Thanksgiving.”
- Facepainting - for Dia de los Muertos
- Create Sukkah decorations - for Sukkot
- Create African collar necklaces - for harvest festivals such as Homowo and Yam Festival
- Create leaves of gratitude - for Thanksgiving
- Play carnival games and win prizes - pay to play, proceeds go the PTA
- Dancing - before and after the live performances
Food and Drinks
- Big soft pretzels - for Oktoberfest
- Samosas - for Diwali
- Kibbeh - for Eid al-Adha
- Bolo de Fuba - for Festa Junina
- Drinks – will be sold by the 5th grade committee as a fundraiser