Thursday, November 11, 2021

Township to host annual International Festival

The Canton International Festival 2021, hosted by The Village Theater at
 Cherry Hill, will feature cultural performances from India, Japan,Italy, China,
 Polynesia, and more! (photos provided courtesy of Canton Village Theater).
Experience music, dance, and drama from around the world when the International Festival returns to Canton Township from 2 until 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13.

This annual cultural and educational festival which celebrates the diversity of Canton and surrounding communities through song and dance will take place on the main stage of The Village Theater, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road in Canton.

Featured performers this year include: Asian Indian Dance of Canton; Belly Dance and Ann Arbor LiRen Dance Team; Happy Dance Team; Hoaloha Polynesian Dance; Michigan Chinese Folk Dance Group; Pipa Instrumentalist; Sakura Japanese Instrumental Group; Sitar Instrumentalist; Troy Guzheng Team; Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan and Yangtze Melody Group.

Cultural displays, vendor tables, and an international sweets table offering treats from local stores and bakeries will be located in the lobby during the performance. This event is presented by the all-volunteer Multicultural Committee of the Canton Commission for Culture, Arts and Heritage.

Tickets are $5 per person at the door; cash only.  Audience members can have their hand stamped and come and go as they please throughout the day. Seating for this main stage production is general admission.  

For more information about the Canton International Festival, call (734) 394-5300 or visit www.cantonvillagetheater. org.