The Greatest Weekend in San Diego!!!

SnakeGet ready for the one of the most electric weekends in San Diego this year! Below is a snapshot of the many events this weekend.

Details of events courtesy of parobs.com

KEARNY MESA LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL

The Lunar New Year Festival will include over 100 vendor booths, non-stop live entertainment and concerts, traditional Lion Dance performances, and The Miss Vietnamese Traditional Dress Pageant. There will be 16 carnival rides making the Lunar New Year Festival the second largest fair in San Diego, next only to the Del Mar Fair. The first ever San Diego’s Most Talented Competition will recruit talent from LA, Orange County, and San Diego.

Admission/Cost: $5 Adult, $4 Kids

Location:
Kearny Mesa Park and Recreation Center
3170 Armstrong Street, San Diego, CA

Date/Times:
Friday, February 8 – 5 PM to 10 PM
Saturday, February 9 – 10 AM to 10 PM
Sunday, February 10 – 10 AM to 10 PM

kearnymesafestival.com

CHINESE NEW YEAR RED BALL

Celebrating the Year of the Snake
Surrender to the Charm, Majesty, Malevolence and Mystery of the Snake by slithering your way to Club M at The Grand Del Mar for a Chinese New Year countdown!

Admission/Cost: complimentary

Location:
Club M at The Grand Del Mar
5200 Grand Del Mar Way
San Diego, CA 92130

Saturday, February 9 – 7:30 PM to 1:30 AM

21st Annual San Diego Brazil Carnival

Brazilian Productions presents the 21st Annual San Diego Brazilian Mardi Gras Ball at San Diego Museum of Art, the most beautiful Carnival venue on the West Coast. San Diego Brazil Carnival 2013 features Carnival Bands, Capoeira, Parades, and Mardi Gras Beads.

Rich in beauty and color the Carnival presents a Spectacular Samba Show featuring dancers in glittering costumes adorned in sequins, beads and feathers accompanied by percussionists playing the authentic Batucada rhythms of Rio de Janeiro.

Since 1993, San Diego Brazil Carnival has been the Official Brazilian Mardi Gras Ball for the City of San Diego.

Admission/Cost: $25 – $59

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

2013 Little Italy Carnevale

Saturday, February 9 – 8:30 PM to 1:30 AM

Grab your traditional Carnevale regalia and head to Little Italy for the 10th Annual Little Italy Carnevale. This year’s event takes place on India Street between W. Fir and W. Cedar Streets with the main stage on W. Date Street. This family oriented version of the Carnevale in Venice features live music and dancing, stilt-walkers, art and mask-making for kids, as well as great Italian food.

Admission: FREE

Location:
India Street (between Fir St. & Cedar St.)
Little Italy, San Diego

Dates and times:
Saturday, February 9 – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

NATIONS OF SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL

Schedule of Performances:

Friday Night (8:00 PM):
Flamenco Arana (Spain)
Kathak Dance Company (India)
Malone Academy of Irish Dance
Moonlight Chinese Dance Association (China)
Nanahuatzin Folkloric Dance Company (Mexico)
PASACAT (Philippines)
Pualani Dancers (Hawaii)
Rachel George Belly Dancer (Middle East)
Tango Alma (Argentina)

Saturday Matinee (2:00 pm):
Flamenco Arana (Spain)
HuaYi Song & Dance (China)
Kathak Dance Company– India)
Malone Academy of Irish Dance
Nanahuatzin Folkloric Dance Company (Mexico)
PASACAT (Philippines)
Pualani Dancers (Hawaii)
Rachel George Belly Dancer (Middle East)
Tango Alma (Argentina)

Saturday Night (8:00 PM):
Acholi Traditional Dance Group (Sudan)
Areito Borincano (Puerto Rico)
Ballet Folklorico Jalisciense (Mexico)
Bollywood Tranz (India)
HuaYi Song & Dance (China)
Kruciaal Element (USA)
Morava Folk Ensemble (Serbia)
Na Pua Ilima (Tahiti)
Pooja (Rajasthani Folk Dance) (India)

Sunday Matinee(2:00 pm):
Acholi Traditional Dance Group (Sudan)
Areito Borincano (Puerto Rico)
Ballet Folklorico Jalisciense (Mexico)
Bollywood Tranz (India)
Kruciaal Element (USA)
Morava Folk Ensemble (Serbia)
Na Pua Ilima (Tahiti)
Pooja (Rajasthani Folk Dance) (India)
San Diego Chinese Folk Dance Ensemble (China)

Admission/Cost: $15 -$30

Location:
Coronado School of the Arts
650 D Avenue
San Diego, CA 92118

For more information, please visit: www.nationsdancefestival.com

Author: Jini

So Cal 1.5 Generation Korean-American / Teacher-In-Training / Freelance MC and Kor-Eng Interpreter

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