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Showcase of Nations Ethnic Festivals 2012
June 1, 2012 - October 21, 2012
Multiple locations
Ukrainian Festival

2012 Festival Schedule:

June 7-10
St. Nicholas Greek Folk Festival kicks off the season with traditional dancing, costumes, delicious foods, beautifully crafted art and tours of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Thursday through Saturday from 11am–11pm and Sunday from 12:30pm-10pm, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 520 South Ponca Street, 410-633-5020, FREE
June 23 & 24
LatinoFest hosts a fun-filled weekend of Hispanic culture featuring live musical performances, costumed dancers and traditional foods, Saturday from noon-10pm and Sunday from noon-9pm, Patterson Park, Linwood and Eastern avenues, 410-563-3160, $
July 7 & 8
African American Festival celebrates black history with an eclectic mix of regional and nationally-known entertainers, including top soul and R&B recording artists, educational exhibits, arts and crafts, foods and children’s activities, Saturday from noon-10pm and Sunday from noon-9pm, M&T Bank Stadium (Lots B & C), 410-244-8861, FREE
July 13-15
Caribbean Carnival Festival brings island traditions to the states with the popular carnival parade, live reggae and soca performances, colorful costumed dancers and authentic Caribbean cuisine, Friday from 4pm-9pm and Saturday and Sunday from noon-9pm, Clifton Park near Harford Road and St. Lo Drive, 410-362-2957. $
September 8 & 9
Ukrainian Festival captures the essence of Ukrainian culture with unique arts and crafts, customary songs and dances, a beer garden, assortment of appetizing foods, children's activities and storytelling, Saturday from noon-9pm and Sunday from noon-7pm, Patterson Park, Linwood and Eastern avenues, 410-967-0501, FREE
October 19-21
Russian Festival closes the season with a celebration for all ages with traditional and delectable foods, live bands, imported crafts and more, Friday from 11am-9pm, Saturday from noon-9pm and Sunday from noon-6pm, Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, 1723 East Fairmount Avenue, 410-276-6171, $

The International Festival has been canceled for 2012.


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