Within the Global Village, local chefs will demonstrate their cooking skills, answer questions from the crowd AND offer us all a taste of their efforts! This is a fantastic way to learn a trick or two about unfamiliar spices, food preparation and origins of particular scents and tastes.
Spotlight On: Native America!
Global Folk Performance Area
Instruments of the World: Woodwinds!
Roaming Old Sac
Global Village is a one-day, interactive and engaging venue in a large tent hosting entertaining performers, dance & cooking demonstrations, along with hands-on education opportunities. You’ll also see exhibits that represent the arts, clothing, writing and other aspects of the cultures involved in the festival.
The Sacramento World Music & Dance Festival (SacWorldFest) is a spectacular presentation of world cultures, ethnic dance, live musical performances and much more! Old Sacramento will be transformed into a family-friendly global village of dance, music and artistry with a series of FREE public performances, children’s activities and ethnic arts.
SacWorldFest 2013 kicks off the first Saturday in October with a special “Spotlight On: NATIVE AMERICA!” evening event at Waterfront Park. This “Spotlight” reception will showcase song, dance, stories, brief history and demonstrations in an evening event that allows leaders and the community to come together to celebrate the many reflections of Native America.
On Sunday, Old Sacramento is transformed into an elaborate and sprawling multi-cultural center complete with multiple stage areas all offering FREE activities and public shows. Sunday’s free activities run 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and happen in five performance areas in Old Sacramento.