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Call for Performers—Renton Multicultural Festival, September 22 and 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2017

City of Renton Contacts
Carrie Nass,
Neighborhood, Resources and Events Manager, 425-430-6624
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

RENTON, WA - The City of Renton will present the second annual Renton Multicultural Festival on September 22 and 23, 2017, and is looking for interested performers including artists, musicians, dance groups and more.
 
If you or your group are interested in performing at the festival, please email Carrie Nass at cnass@rentonwa.gov with the following information. Submission deadline is June 1st. 

  • Name of individual or group performing
  • Availability (Friday, Saturday, or both days and what times)
  • Number of people in group
  • Type of entertainment
  • Contact information: phone number, email address
  • Audio or video file link to an on-line recording
  • Brief description of your plans to engage the audience by sharing your story or a demonstration

We're looking for a variety of talents whose performances demonstrate their culture and individuality. Performers must be willing to share how their art form supports their culture and/or engage with festival attendees in a brief demonstration.

The festival’s opening night, on Friday, September 22, will be at Carco Theatre from 7 to 10 p.m. Day two, Saturday, September 23, will start at 3 p.m. and run through 7 p.m. at the Renton Pavilion Event Center.

About the City of Renton
The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 101,300 (2016), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website (rentonwa.gov), Facebook page (CityofRenton) and Twitter (@CityofRenton).