Nepali Applause: An Open Air Market/ Performance Festival

North Hill

Akron, OH

Saturday, May 27 and         Sunday, May 28 from 12 to 6 p.m.

A multi-disciplinary performance that illustrates the rich history of the New American population in North Hill. The project will collect works of art, dance, music and performance by professional and New American artists to create a bilingual variety show. The performance will culminate with an after party catered by local Nepali food artists. This open air market/performance festival will activate the lot behind the Exchange House on 760 Elma St.


Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 27

12:00 MUSIC - Namaste Band Baja

12:30 DANCE - Nepali / Modern 

1:00 MUSIC - Sway Cherry Sway

1:30 MUSIC - Nishan Rai

1:45 DANCE - Nepali Saskritik Kala Kendra

2:00 THEATRE - Wandering Aesthetics

2:30 DANCE - Nepali Group Dance

2:45 MUSIC - Nirmal Biswa

3:00 DANCE - Solo Dance, Lishara Magar

3:15 DANCE - Nepali Saskritik Kala Kendra

4:00 MUSIC - Druk Fusion Band

4:45 DANCE - Nepali Saskritik Kala Kendra

5:00 THEATRE - Gum-Dip Theatre's Original Play

Sunday, May 28

12:00 THEATRE - Solo, Jeremy Jenkins

12:15 DANCE - Nepali / Modern 

1:00  MUSIC - Tall Tales of Akron

1:30 MUSIC - Nirmal Biswa

1:45 DANCE - Rodi Group

2:00 DANCE - Surga Group

2:15 DANCE - Traditional Buddhist Dance

2:30 DANCE - Nepali Saskritik Kala Kendra

2:45 MUSIC - Nishan Rai

3:00 DANCE - Nepali Duo, Sangita and Harka

3:30 MUSIC - Ace Epps

4:30 DANCE - Nepali Saskritik Kala Kendra

5:00 THEATRE - Gum-Dip Theatre's Original Play

Meet Neema Tamang. 


Project Funding


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