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WorldFest Celebration of Performing Arts

Event Type
Performance
Topics
international, mom's weekend, music, storytelling
Sponsor
Spurlock Museum and the the Illinois Arts Council Agency
Location
Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana
Date
Apr 7, 2019   12:30 - 5:00 pm  
Cost
free
Contact
Beth Watkins
E-Mail
ewatkins@Illinois.edu
Phone
265-5485
Views
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Originating Calendar
Spurlock Museum - General

This year’s WorldFest highlights the following performers:

  • Murilo Mendes, a performer of the pífano, a Brazilian flute, and an expert in forró, a Brazilian genre from its northeastern region.
  • Ensemble Adilei, specializing in traditional polyphonic songs and chants of the Eurasian nation of Georgia.
  • Minu Pasupathi, leading an ensemble performing classical and light classical South Indian Carnatic Music.
  • Mike Speller, a teller of stories from around the world.
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