Entertainment Schedule: 2nd Annual Banana Festival in Sacramento

2nd Annual Banana Festival

Scroll down to bottom to see ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE  ~  August 13-14 in Sacramento

The 2011 Sacramento Banana Festival promises to be Banana Splitacular

Join us for a celebration of everything bananas and family fun! Enjoy a wide range of music, dancing and food from around the world, local artists, entertainment for all ages and much more. In addition to celebrating healthy food and healthy lifestyles, we will be celebrating the cultures in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas which have used the banana as a traditional source of food, art and cultural customs.

Event Date: August 13th from 10am to 7pm and August 14th from 10am to 5pm

Event Location: William Land Park/Village Green at the corner of Sutterville and Freeport (across from Sacramento City College)

Check out this year’s line up of entertainment.  Advance tickets sales are $5.00 and $7.00 at the gate, children 5 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at www.bananafest.org


Prayer, Rev Francione
Grant High School Drum line  
Smashed Chef Challenge
Ecuadorian Group/Illusion Andina
Cap City Action Sports Team
Banana Eating Contest
Tina B & Soul Line Dancers (Banana Line Dancing)
Banana Spirit Awards Ceremony Recipients
(Lee Perkins, Andrea Gomez, Juan McKnight/Local Union 185 and
Ecuadorian Farm workers)
Blues Guitarist Clarence Van Hook
Banana Stroll Catwalk Fashion Show Presented by IAD&T
Umoja African Dance
Grant High School Drum Line
Solo Artist Dinorah Curkendall
Rhythm Section Project featuring Ja’Net Wallace              

Dj’s music choice
Limbo (Adult Games)
Banana Eating Contest
Gorgenia’s Banana Fashion Show
Marshal Wilkerson and Smoked Sugar
Local Poet Loretta Iurue Monologue of Carmen Miranda
Filipino Dance group/Sinag-Tala
Theater and Performing Arts
Samoria Lamuse/Josephine Baker
Solo Artist Yami Lee and Kong Yang
Singing Million But terflies and Halo
Umoja African Dance ~ Samba Da Terra
Jazz by Saxophone player Fasion Jackson
Guitarist One Leg Chuck
Rock N Roll Babs Johnson Gang

KIDS CORNER STAGE:  Saturday, August 13
Banana Ice Cream Contest
Little Mr. and Miss. Banana Beauty pageant
Crane Theater
Disc Dogs Of The Golden Gate
Angela James Fenix Dance Samba Group
Banana Dancing/Music (Star Sports and Education)
Angela James Fenix Dance Story Telling (International Banana Folktales)
Banana Ice cream contest
The Diplomats Dance Group
Banana Karaoke
Group Project

KIDS CORNER STAGE:  Sunday, August 14
Limbo Games
Banana Eating Contest
Enchanted Forrest Magic Show

Little Mr. and Miss Banana Beauty Pageant
Lines School of Performing Arts
SoPhresh Break Dance Group
Phoenix Community Multicultural Children Choir
Stanley Girls Performance Group
Angela James Fenix Dance Story Telling (International Banana Folktales)
Banana Karaoke
Singer Princess Sanders

Presented by the National Academic Youth Corps. and the Sojourner Truth Multicultural Arts Museum.

For more info visit www.bananafest.org

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