Staring Lake Park came alive this past Sunday during the opening festivities of the city’s annual PeopleFest! A Community Celebration of Culture.
This week-long event aims to showcase the diverse traditions and talents found within the Eden Prairie community through interactive activities, exhibits, and performances.
The opening party featured a lineup of performance groups representing cultures from around the world. It included Makam Baklava, who entertained with their blend of Turkish, Bulgarian, and Balkan music; Larry Yazzie from Native Pride Arts, who performed Native American dances; graceful South Indian dances presented by the Taraangini School of Dance; and West African drumming and dance by Duniya Drum & Dance.
Additionally, Mexico Azteca brought Mexican folk dances to the stage, OMG (Onorach Mulhern Geraghty) showcased Irish dancing, and TaikoArts Midwest closed out the night with its energetic Japanese taiko drumming.
Click here for more information on the rest of the week’s events.
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