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Festival of Nations - Cultural Heritage Storytelling Stage

  • RiverCentre 175 West Kellogg Boulevard Saint Paul, MN, 55102 United States (map)

Story Arts of Minnesota welcomes you to the Cultural Heritage Storytelling Stage at the Festival of Nations, the most diverse, oldest and longest running multicultural festival in the Midwest.  The Festival is organized by the International Institute of Minnesota, whose mission is to “help New Americans achieve self-sufficiency and full membership in American life.”

Following daytime programming for school students on Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4, the Festival and its Storytelling Stage will open to the public on Friday evening and continue through Sunday.

Saturday May 5
10:00 am Pam Schweitzer - German, Norwegian
11:00 am Phuoc Tran - Vietnamese
12:00 pm Margaret Meyers - Mexican
1:00 pm Kathleen Johnson - English, Scottish, Irish
2:00 pm Phuoc Tran - Vietnamese
3:00 pm Nancy Donoval - Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
3:30 pm Russsian Musician
4:00 pm Richard Rousseau - Russian
5:00 – 6:00 pm Tango Demonstrations
6:30 pm Russian Musician
8:00 pm Ghost Story Concert
   Loren Niemi – Finnish
   Nancy Donoval – English
   Carol McCormick – Irish & German

Adult (18+): $11.00 (in advance) or $13.50 (at the door)
Youth: $8.00
Kids 5 and under: FREE when accompanied by paying adult

For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit:

Earlier Event: May 4
The Blender