The 40th Ethnic Festival in Kansas City has concluded.
Our team worked very hard to make this event enjoyable, fun and festive.
Our fashion team presented ethnic costumes: Russian, Tatar and Kabardino-Balkarian - Zhanna and Leyla; Tatar - Lana; and Kabardino-Balkarian - Viktoria.
We thank our multiethnic group of volunteers that worked long hours during the festival: Nour, Zhanna, Leyla, Jeff, Don, Elena, Svetlana, Ruth, Maks, Niko, Vito, Denise, Leo, Oskar, Tatiana, Masha, Vera, Maria, Galina, Oleksandr, Ilya, Dean, Vladimir, Oliver, Elmira, Natalia and Lana.
We thank our team of performers: Masha, Oliver, Ivan, Leyla, Viktoria, Zhanna, Oliver and Lana.
We thank our Ethnic Enrichment Commission representatives: Svetlana and Ian.
We thank sponsors of our booth:
European Delights, Rita and Oleg, Irina's Gourmet Bakery and Irina and Nikolay, ZventaStudio and Tatiana; Olga with HomeSmart Legacy; Le Petit Garden and Galina, RussianKansasCity.com and Svetlana.
We thank our media partner: The Russian America newspaper with the Russian Kansas City section.
The Ethnic Festival of Kansas City is a unique event that promotes union, friendship and diversity. We are thankful to our city of Kansas City and EEC for the opportunity to present our culture. Спасибо!
We would like to welcome our new member and a community partner:
Kansas City Ballet.
Founded in 1957, Kansas City Ballet is a 30-member professional ballet company under the direction of Artistic Director Devon Carney and Executive Director Jeffrey J. Bentley. Kansas City Ballet offers an eclectic repertory ranging from the traditional classics to exciting contemporary ballets. Through its professional company, its second company (comprised of KCB II and Trainees) and its many community service programs, we seek to nurture and develop our artists, audiences and students in the values inherent in the creativity, diversity and joy of dance. The company reaches over 20,000 Kansas City students and adults each year through its community education and engagement programs and provides dance training through the Kansas City Ballet School.
Our home, the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity on the campus of Union Station, in conjunction with our Resident Company status at the world-class Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has truly positioned Kansas City as a Destination for Dance.
Kansas City Ballet presents Romeo & Juliet
Oct. 13-22, 2017
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy ranks among the world’s most enduring stories. Artistic Director Devon Carney brings us his interpretation of this classic masterpiece with soaring choreography and sweeping characters. Don’t miss one of the most popular ballets in the world, the fateful embrace of star-crossed lovers. Enjoy the music of Sergei Prokofiev performed live by Kansas City Symphony.
Special offer to our members and friends: 50% off of Zones B or C.
Contact us for more information.