CultureFest 305 2022
November 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Immerse yourself in the magic of our city at HistoryMiami Museum’s sixth annual CultureFest 305, a folklife festival celebrating what makes Miami, Miami! Where else can you marvel at the music and dance of Cuba, Thailand, and Panama, learn hip hop moves or a Yiddish folk song, and sample pastelitos and Haitian epis, all in one day? Experience this and even more at this free festival highlighting the Magic City’s rich cultural diversity. Connect with your community during this jam-packed afternoon and explore the sights, sounds, and flavors of Miami with performances, demonstrations, and activities for all ages.
Check back regularly for updates and additions to the schedule!
12:00 PM – Thai Dance Troupe of Miami, Thai folk dance
1:15 PM – Middle Eastern Cultural Arts (MECA) Dance Ensemble, Iranian traditional dance
1:30 PM – Ballet Folklorico Aires Panameños, Panamanian music and dance
2:30 PM – Cortadito, Cuban son music
3:05 PM – Bahamas Junkanoo Revue, Bahamian Junkanoo parade
Performances will be presented with ASL interpretation.
11:30 AM – Alejandra Czarny, Yiddish folk songs
12:45 PM – Pastelito Papi, Pastelito-making
2:15 PM – World Class Martial Arts, Taekwondo
3:30 PM – Centro Cultural Boliviano Masis, Bolivian dance and folk costume fashion show
Demonstrations will be presented with ASL interpretation.
- Seminole traditions and dugout canoe carving – Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
- Chinese, Japanese, and Thai calligraphy – Asian American Advisory Board and World Languages Department at Miami Dade College
- Bolivian folk traditions – Centro Cultural Boliviano Masis
- Iranian folk traditions – Iranian American Foundation
- Interactive mural art – Krave Art
- Hip Hop arts and culture – PATH, Inc.
- Plastic fishing and art-making – Plastic Fisherman
- Connection Bingo – Radical Partners
- Live woodturning demonstrations – South Florida Woodturners Guild
- Cuban cigar and coffee culture – Tres Lindas Cubanas
- Syrian food demonstrations and local food culture – Zaytouna Foods and Edible South Florida
Interactive Demonstration Tents
Miami Stories Recording Booth
Storytelling Programs- Presented by Miami-Dade Main Library Branch
Parent Club Read-Alouds – Presented by FIU Center for Children and Families and The Children’s Trust
Zot Artz Arts for All Activities – Presented by All Kids Included, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and The Children’s Trust
Food and Drink Vendors
*Schedule subject to change
HistoryMiami Museum is committed to providing inclusive experiences for all visitors. You can learn more by visiting our accessibility information page which includes our Cultural Plaza Map. We will be offering:
- Noise reducing headphone loans*
- Sensory backpack loans*
- Complimentary fidgets*
- A quiet space
- A nursing room
- Touch tours
- Adaptive tools for craft activities
- Sign language interpretation for scheduled demonstrations and performances.
- *Available at our Visitor Services desk
This event will be presented with ASL interpretation.
To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact Hana Squires, Accessibility Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (305) 375-1621 at least two weeks in advance of the program to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).
Thank you to our sponsors!
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts with support from All Kids Included, The Children’s Trust, FIU Center for Children and Families, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and Miami-Dade Public Library System.
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