Baltimore's 9th Annual World Refugee Day 2019

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Baltimore's 9th Annual World Refugee Day 2019

Family Festival

FREE (RSVP suggested)

Children Welcome! FREE
Creative Alliance | 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore 21224

¡Español abajo!

Join us for a fun, family-friendly event that celebrates the immigrant and refugee communities that make up Baltimore’s diverse cultural landscape. Food, music, student art exhibitions, art vendors, piñata-making, face-painting, and other activities by various partnering refugee groups will be available.

12-2PM | Food, art, and family activities throughout Creative Alliance
2-3:30PM | Performances in the theater

2PM | Hope Choir of Nations, hosted by Asylee Women Enterprise, is a group of men and women from around the world who sing songs in English, French and local African languages.
2:20PM | Jóvenes en Acción, a group for teenagers interested in activating the community through dance.
2:40PM | Mahnoz Jonmahmadova, a classical performer from Tajikistan who presents the traditional dances and multilingual poetry of her cultural heritage.
3:00PM | Duo WAYTA, a pan-flute, charanga, and guitar multi-instrumental extravaganza interprets traditional Guatemalan songs through the lens of Central and South American folk traditions.

ART by local refugee artists provided by International Refugee Committee, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) with Refugee Youth Project, and Towson University with Youth Artists and Allies Taking Action in Society (YAAAS!)

Komité Ayiti, Inc. – Haitian-inspired arts & crafts activities
Artesanas Mexicanas – piñata-making workshops
Regal Clothes -- African head-wrap demonstrations

Mera Kitchen Collective – Eritrean cuisine
Queen of Sheba – Middle Eastern cuisine
Alejandra Martinez – Mexican cuisine
734 Coffee – specialty coffee that supports Sudanese refugees

Regal Clothes – Craft clothing and accessories using traditional African fabrics.
Sughra Hussainy – local Baltimore visual artist originally from Afghanistan
Mervat al Ali  – Syrian crochet items
Albertine Anani – African Woodburning artist

As well as tabling by our community partners:
American Red Cross
House of Ruth, Maryland
International Refugee Committee
Asylee Women Enterprise

Sanctuary Streets Baltimore
Re-Engagement Center of Baltimore City Public Schools


Be a part of the festival!
Opportunities to sponsor, volunteer, and vend!

SAT JUN 15 | NOON-3:30PM | FREE (RSVP suggested)


Ven con toda la familia a Creative Alliance y ayúdanos a celebrar las comunidades inmigrantes y refugiados que forman gran parte de la cultura diversa y bonita de Baltimore. ¡Habrá comida, música, exhibiciones de arte por estudiantes, vendedores de arte, talleres de piñatas, pinta-caritas, y otras actividades por nuestros socios organizativos!

12 – 2PM
| Comida, arte, y actividades familiares en Creative Alliance
2 – 3:30PM | Presentaciones en el teatro


| Hope Choir of Nations, un coro cuyos miembros vienen de todo el mundo y cantan en inglés, francés, e idiomas africanos
2:20 PM | Jóvenes en Acción, un grupo de jóvenes interesados en mejorar la comunidad a través del baile
2:40 PMMahnoz Jonmahmadova, una bailarina clásica de Tayikistán que presenta bailes tradicionales y poesía multilingüe de su patrimonio cultural
3:00 PM |Duo WAYTA, un gran espectáculo de charango, zampoñas, guitarra, ¡y más! Van a presentar música típica de Guatemala interpretada por los estilos musicales de Sudamérica


ARTE por artistas refugiadas locales proporcionado por el Comité Internacional de RescateLa Universidad Comunitaria de la Ciudad de Baltimore (BCCC) con Proyecto de los Jóvenes Refugiados, y la Universidad de Towson con Youth Artists and Allies Taking Action in Society (¡YAAAS!)


Komite Ayiti, Inc.
 – actividades de arte inspiradas por la cultura Haitiana
Artesanas Mexicanas – ¡talleres de piñatas!
Regal Clothes – demonstraciones de turbantes africanos


Mera Kitchen Collective
– comida Eritrea
Queen of Sheba – comida Yemeni
Alejandra Martizez – comida Mexicana
734 Coffee – café artesanal que apoya a los refugiados sudaneses


Regal Clothes
– ropa y accesorios artesanales que utilizan las telas tradicionales de África
Sughra Hussainy – una artista local de Afganistán
Mervat al Ali – una artista siriana local que vende artesanía de crochet
Albertine Anani - artista de madera quemada de África

Y también presentaciones de mesa por nuestros socios:

La Cruz Roja Americana
House of Ruth, Maryland
Comité Internacional de Rescate
Asylee Women Enterprise

Calles Refugias Baltimore
Re-Engagement Center of Baltimore City Public Schools

SÁB JUN 15 | 12 – 3:30 PM | GRATIS


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