On Saturday, September 11th at 7 pm RIHPHC premieres week two of RI Heritage Month’s Virtual Celebration on YouTube ! This family-friendly virtual event invites you to hear the sounds and feel the rhythms from different cultures.
We will feature the phenomenal Odaiko New England Japanese drummers, share a beautifully illustrated story created by Silvermoon Mars LaRose, and teach you a Dance BFF Bollywood dance routine!
Week Two Features:
* Governor Daniel McKee (Welcome Message)
* Jeffrey Emidy, RIHPHC Interim Executive Director
* Kobi Dennis, Virtual Celebration Host
* Ashley Soto (Singing the National Anthem in Spanish)
* Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea
* Gaspee Days Committee
* Odaiko New England (Drum Performance)
* Puerto Rican Institute of Arts and Advocacy Inc.
* Seoyon Kim (Korean Harpist)
* Juneteenth RI
* SilverMoon Mars LeRose – Tomaquag Museum
* Venezuela In Rhode Island (Plantain Tostones)
* Dance Bff (Bollywood Dance Demonstration)
During this four-week celebration, we are bringing you:
9 educational presentations
4 cooking demonstrations
4 storytelling presentations
3 dance demonstrations
2 craft demonstrations
Join us EVERY Saturday in September on our YouTube channel for another 60-minute virtual celebration of “Heritage Highlights” from different cultural performance groups, heritage organizations, and hands-on activities like cooking and dance demonstrations.
Next week, on Saturday, September 18th, we will feature a spectacular ASL performance by students from the RI School for the Deaf, learn about the St. Andrew’s Society of RI, meditate, and cook bratwurst!