The Red Earth Festival can undoubtedly be called the most ethnic event among other national holidays and fests. The Red Earth Festival is devoted to the culture of American Choco Indian culture. Aborigines often call themselves red nation. The matter is in the color of the earthen land being bright red. This peculiar feature gave the festival its unusual name. The festival is held in the end of May. A major part of events and entertainments within the Festival takes place on the premises of the Fair Park.
Over the past few decades the festival has developed into a scale event. Now more than a hundred of Indian tribes take part in the festival. The participants of the event compete in dance and music skills, demonstrate their crafts know-hows and gastronomy talents. The Festival opens with a bright and exciting march in which all the Indians of different tribes take part. Musicians with weird ethnic instruments, thespians and beauties of the tribes wearing inimitable folks’ costumes turn the event into impressive grand show. The festival offers various entertainments for the participants of all ages. Thus kids and youth will discover great exciting events and shows to be amused. Another peculiar feature of the festival is an exhibition of art works of amateur painters and sculptors.
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