The 25th annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival will take place Sept. 27 to 30. The festival features 29 artists from more than 15 countries, including China, Mali, Somalia and France. Festival passes and one-day tickets will be available Aug. 1.
Genres include contemporary string music, Hawaiian hulu, Congolese soukous and Swedish folk rock. A complete list of artists is available on the Lotus festival website.
Lotus Festival is one of the oldest world music festivals in the United States, according to the Lotus press release.
Established in 1994, the festival attracts more than 12,000 people annually.
“Through the Festival, Lotus creates — on a grand scale — the rare opportunity for audiences to experience places far removed from their everyday routines and to broaden their worldview through the arts,” according to the Lotus press release.
The festival is the flagship program of the non-profit Lotus Education & Arts Foundation. Its mission is to create opportunities to experience, celebrate and explore the diversity of the world’s cultures through music and the arts, according to the press release.
Like what you're reading? Support independent, award-winning college journalism on this site. Donate here.
More in Arts
The opera premieres Sept. 20, 21, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. with English subtitles in the Musical Arts Center.
The annual festival featured local vendors and organizations discussing sustainable food.
The singer-songwriter sang her hits and shared stories from her childhood.