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Polynesian Dances at Ethnic Enrichment Festival

Kona Winds will be performing Saturday, August 12, at 8pm in Swope Park as part of the 27th annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival. By Anthony Tao

Kansas City, MO – For the past 26 years, the Kansas City Ethnic Enrichment Festival has brought together cultures from around the world. Dances, native artifacts, a beer garden, the traditional "Parade of Flags" and booths from 42 countries will mark this year's festivities, which kicks off this Friday at 6 p.m. and will run through the weekend at Swope Park. There will be some three dozen groups performing, but the Samoan delegation will the featured performance on Saturday night, represented by the semi-professional dance troupe Kona Winds. Anthony Tao produced this preview.

Schedule for weekend performances at the Ethnic Enrichment Festival.

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