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4/23: 2018 International Folk Fair


Eau Claire (INTERNATIONAL FOLK FAIR) - The 2018 International Folk Fair is Sunday April 29 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Davies Center in UW-Eau Claire. The event is free and open to the public. 

New This Year:
-Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
-Klezmer Cabaret Orchestra
-both from Minneapolis
-Cooking Demonstrations by local chefs
-Food related activities (recipes, spices, food sampling, etc.)
-Campus Harvest Food Pantry. Non-perishable food donation for the Campus Harvest Food Pantry.

Cooking Demonstrations:
-Mr. Christian Wise: Middle Eastern Dish
-Ms. Amy Huo: Korean Dish
-Ms. Stephanie Schneider: Organic Farming
-Ms. Fenghua Wang: Traditional Chinese Handmade Noodles
-Mr. Gordon Thorpe: Scandinavian Favorites

New Groups:
-Filipino-American Association of Northern Wisconsin
-Just Local Foods
-Together Farms
-The Community Table

Some Returning Groups:
-Altoona Mosque
-African Student Assoc.
-Chinese Student and Scholars Assoc.
-Czech Republic and Slovakia
-Two to Tango
-Scandinavia, and many more!

This may be updated again when we know more specifics about which foods the chefs will be making, but so far this is the schedule!

Cooking Demonstrations
The Dulany Inn- 1st floor
12:30-1:15: Mr. Christian Wise, Executive Chef of Blugold Dining
-Middle Eastern Dish- Falafel, Hummus
1:30-2:15 : Ms. Amy Huo, Chef and Owner Locavore Mobile Kitchen
-Korean Dish- Beef Lettuce Wraps with Korean Radish Banchan
2:15-2:30: Ms. Stephanie Schneider, Together Farms
-Organic Farming
2:30-2:45: Ms. Fenghua Wang, Visiting International Scholar from China
-Traditional Handmade Chinese Noodles
3:00-3:45: Mr. Gordon Thorpe
-Scandinavian Favorites

Featured Performances
Main Stage- Marketplace 1st floor
-12:00-12:50pm- Klezmer Cabaret Orchestra
-1:00-1:40pm- Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
-1:45-2:00pm- Tinikling Performance- Filipino American Association of Northern Wisconsin
-2:00-2:50pm Klezmer Cabaret Orchestra
-3:00-3:45pm Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

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