30th Annual Dutch Festival This Sunday at Hofstra
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Hofstra Dutch Festival, this Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the South Campus. To celebrate this milestone, Hofstra is launching what will be a new tradition of honoring other cultures in the community and on Hofstra’s global campus. This year the spotlight will be on India and Portugal, in addition to the Netherlands.
Performances at this year’s Dutch Festival will include a dance ensemble representing Portugal, Ranchos Juventude e Sonhos de Portugal at noon; Dutch-born singer at entertainer Frans Bloem at 2 p.m.; and the Nartanrang Dance Academy of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Institute of Indian Culture) and The India Association of Long Island (IALI) at 3:30 p.m.
In addition to the live performances, there will also be children’s activities, food, the annual plate sale and dozens of vendors. Admission to the Festival is $7 general public, $5 senior citizen and free for children under 12. Members of the Hofstra community may be admitted free upon presentation of a HofstraCard. For more information call the Festival Hotline at 516-463-6582 or visit www.hofstra.edu/festivals.