Cultural Arts Day


Saturday, June 14, 2014
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Enjoy lively music from the West African group Fakoli Dance & Drum created by Fode Sissoko, an educational organization of music, drum, dance and cultural exchange. Fakoli means “the ancestor” in Mandinko, Fode’s native language.  They will teach children and adults some traditional rhythms on the djembe drums. 

Rajiv Purohit and The Haveli Dancers is a Kathak ensemble based in NYC performing traditional dances from India. A beautiful expressional art form involving mime and math, Kathak originated in the Hindu Temples and evolved in the Moghul courts of India transcending
religious boundaries.

Learn to make sushi with Yoshimi Arai, the principal of Magokoro New York. She is an expert in the fine arts of Japanese culinary presentations and handmade design accessories.

Japanese Tea Ceremony demonstrated by Michael McKenna.

There will be arts and crafts for children – make sand paintings, (rangoli), learn to write their names in Hindu, mehndi (henna tattoos), Indian sari dressing and more.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden
28 Deveau Rd., P.O. Box 326
North Salem, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014
Times: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

$20 - non museum members
$15 - Museum members
children under 12 free - Children under 12 free

Presenter: Hammond Museum
Presenter Phone: 914-669-5033
Presenter Website:

Sponsor Message

for folk arts by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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