Entries by cr8or

Contest Results from the World Fair Field International Festival Sept. 22, 2018

25 Countries were represented by beautiful and creative displays around the downtown Fairfield square They included: Iran, Bulgaria, Sweden, Mexico, Ethiopia, Luxembourg, Fiji, Puerto Rico, Kyrgyzstan, Hungary, France, USA, India, Netherlands, Guatemala, Israel, Vietnam, Poland, Brazil, South, Korea, China, Greece, Canada, Mixed in America, Italy, Nepal, Ireland Prizes were awarded to: India 1st  Prize Iran 2nd  Prize Fiji 3rd  Prize Italy  […]

The People who Created the World Fair Field International Festival & Symposium Sept. 21-22, 2018

Huge thanks to the many talented people who gave so generously of their time to bring us a successful event. They include: Kaye Jacob — School Program Administrator, Symposium director Richard Beall — Symposium director, Country Table organizer, University and school liaison, and Humanities evaluator Denyce Rusch — Festival Administrator, Marketing Manager, Food Vendor director, […]

IowaWINs Immigration Library

IowaWINs has an electronic library of immigration information that can be accessed by anyone.  We are using Google Drive to store documents, pictures, and videos related to many topics of the immigration debate.  There are indices in several formats to get a quick overview of the topics covered. The files include discussions with Senator Grassley […]

Foliba 11:00 am

Foliba West African Drum Ensemble 11:00 – 12:00 pm Location: Howard Park Main Shelter Foliba Afro-Brazilian Marching Samba Troupe 2:00 – 2:15 pm Sidewalk Parade to Central Park Foliba, a troupe based in Fairfield, Iowa, performs traditional drum rhythms, primarily from Mali, Guinea, Ivory Coast, and other West African countries. Formed in 2011, the group […]

World Fair Field Baking Contest, Iowa Style 1:00

On Saturday, September 22, 2018, the first International Baking Contest will be held in support of the World Fair Field International Festival on the downtown Central Park Square. All manner of home-baked goods made from recipes of international origin will be accepted to be judged by local baking celebrities: Curtis Goudy, head baker at HyVee, […]

Fairfield Dancers of India 2:30

Fairfield Dancers of India 2:30 – 3:30 pm Location: Central Park North Stage Fairfield’s dancers of India wil present a variety of dance styles which will be a beautiful blend of Bollywood, Classical Indian dance, folk dance, Kathak, Western popular and  modern jazz with captivating hand movements in mesmerizing dance routines. They are performed by […]

Ann Bosold’s Flash Mob 4:05

Ann Bosold’s Flash Mob — Greek Dance 4:05-4:20 pm Location: Central Park Ann Bosold, local musician and folklorist, will lead a flash mob in the Greek dance “Zorba.”

Jonas Magram Jazz Quintet 4:20

Jonas Magram Jazz Quintet 4:20- 4:50 pm Location: Central Park North Stage Jonas Magram – vocals and tenor sax Steve Hillis – piano Bill Blackmore – double bass Steve Jeffries – soprano sax, percussion Shawn Medeiros – drums Jonas Magram Jazz Quintet’s vocal-centered music ranges from sultry love songs to warm Bossa Nova to foot-stomping […]

Son Peruchos 5:10

Son Peruchos 5:10-6:00 pm Location: Central Park North Stage Son Peruchos, based in Des Moines, Iowa, is a fusion of Andean and South American folk music utilizing traditional instruments such as the zampona, quena and charango. This musical group also integrates their traditional Andean sound with more modern Latin and Caribbean rhythms such as cumbia, […]

Skunk River Medicine Show 6:30

Skunk River Medicine Show 6:30 – 7:00 pm Location: Central Park North Stage Well-known for their good-time shows, Tom Morgan and George Foster’s acoustic blues and ragtime include classic songs of Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Muddy Waters, Skip James, Blind Blake and Reverend Gary Davis. Tom’s honey voice and dynamite fingerpicking on guitar, dobro and banjo, plus George’s baritone […]