WHAT: Perform at FusionFest! There are three ways to participate:
- Heritage Showcase: Share the sounds of your culture with thousands of people – African drums, Chinese pipa, Scottish bagpipes, American blues guitar, Indian sitar, French accordion, Mexican pan flutes, etc.
- Fusion Contest: Create a new work that blends elements from different parts of the world.
- Choir: Join the Diversitastic! Choir with the rousing and meaningful “My Colors” anthem composed specifically for FusionFest, and “We Shall Overcome“, one of the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement.*
HOW: Fill out the application. Selected participants will receive a confirmation by email. If you participating in the Choir, click here to download the song and music sheet.
- Sept. 1: Applications Deadline
- Sept. 15: Acceptance Notifications
- Oct. 18: Fusion Contest Piece Video Submissions
- *Nov. 1: Application Deadline for Diversitastic! Choir
- Nov. 6 & 13: Choir Rehearsal
- Nov. 27 & 28: FusionFest
- Nov. 27: Opening Spectacle at 11 a.m.
- Nov. 28: Awards Show at FusionFest starting at 6:00 p.m.
PRIZE: Fusion Contest Grand Prize $1,000
STIPEND: Available for Heritage Showcase only.