FusionFest

event Nov 28 11:00 am - Nov 29 7:00 pm Orlando, FL, USA
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Vendors

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1 vendor
Interested in becoming a vendor:
3 active applications
Food Vendor
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020
Before starting your application, please note that: 1) You will be required to upload photos of at least three dishes. 2) You will be required to enter a credit card information for the fee... + More
Merchandise - Vendor
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020
Before starting your application, please note that: 1) You will be required to upload a photo of your products. 2) You will be required to enter a credit card information for the fee payment but... + More
Services - Vendor
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020
Before starting your application, please note that: 1) You will be required to enter a credit card information for the fee payment but you will only be charged after your application is approved.... + More

Applications

Interested in participating in this event:
23 active applications
Filmmaker - MYgration Films
Deadline: Aug 01, 2020
Mission: To create a 3-5 minute film based on a person who has a story of their MYgration journey to Central Florida and how they keep their culture alive. The subject/person of the short films will be provided by FusionFest
Share Your Story - MYgration Films
Deadline: Aug 01, 2020
We are looking for people with interesting stories about themselves, their family and their heritage.  How did you or family end up in Central Florida?  Does your genealogy harken back to other regions of the world or other parts of the US?  Everyone has a story!  How have heritage and culture been kept alive while you live here in Central Florida?
Visual Arts
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020
Add color to our lives and visual evidence to our welcoming Central Florida home – a cross-roads of the world by offering your talents as an artist for sale and with “I can be me here”-themed art.
Music - Heritage
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020

Share the sounds of your heritage with thousands of people - African drums, Chinese pipa, Scottish bagpipes, American blues guitar, Indian sitar, French accordion, Mexican pan flutes...

 

What You'll Get:

- A stipend between $50 and $100.

- Listing on the website with short bio and photo.

- Post with tag on Facebook and Instagram.

Music - Theme Song Contest
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020

What’s your favorite genre? Hip-Hop, Reggaeton, Classical, Rock, Electronic? Create your own version, reinterpretation or arrangements of the FusionFest theme song “My Colors“.

 

What You'll Get:

- A chance to win $150 cash prize.

- Listing on the website with short bio and photo.

- Post with tag on Facebook and Instagram.

Dance - Fusion Contest
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020

Create never-before-seen combinations of dance from different geographic regions in the FusionFest Contest. Finalists will have the opportunity to perform their competition fusion dance as well as their heritage dance for festival audience.

 

What You'll Get:

- An opportunity to win $1,000 cash prize.

- Listing on the website with short bio and photo.

- Post with tag on Facebook and Instagram.

Fashion - Design Contest
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020

The Fashion Design Contest is for original design entries. Entries should be inspired by elements from two or more FusionFest regions that have been infused into one piece of clothing. Designs must be 100% original materials, no pre-made scarfs or t-shirts, for example. The only non-original parts of your design that are permitted are shoes and accessories. Participants are responsible to supply their own model and provide hair and makeup.

Diversitastic! Choir
Deadline: Nov 01, 2020
Join the Diversitastic Choir to cap off each day of the festival with the rousing and meaningful “My Colors” anthem composed by Will ‘n Ray and produced by Matt Duarte specifically for FusionFest.
Global Street Dance Party
Deadline: Nov 06, 2020
Join us for the eclectic Global Street Dance Party on a beautiful diversitastic evening on Saturday, November 28 from 7:00 -9:00 PM as we take over downtown Orlando with a variety of dance rhythms from around the world all wrapped into one big party remix.
Fusion Food Contest
Deadline: Nov 01, 2020
Prepare 20 samples of your fusion dish on Sunday, November 29, at 3:30 p.m. for 10 judges and 10 selected audience members for a chance to win $1,000 cash prize.
Volunteer
Deadline: Nov 01, 2020
Feel great about yourself by volunteering to help FusionFest celebrate our wonderfully diverse community!
Opening Spectacle
Deadline: Nov 20, 2020
To start the festival each day we proudly display our diversity with a procession of flags, music, large scale puppets, and colorful clothing, walking down Magnolia to the festival grounds ending in a large group portrait. When: Saturday, November 28 & Sunday, November 29, 2020 Gathering Time: 11:30 a.m. Meeting Point: Magnolia Place at the corner of Magnolia Ave and Church St.
Poetry Slam
Deadline: Oct 01, 2020
Pour your thoughts about inclusion and Central Florida into a 3 minute poem to compete for one of two $500 awards. Twelve poets each day. Content must be family friendly.
Haikus
Deadline: Oct 01, 2020
Condense our hospitable community into short haikus to compete for two $50 prizes. Participants will need to be prepared with a minimum of 6 haikus related to our diversity in Central Florida.
Storytelling
Deadline: Oct 01, 2020
Mesmerize the audience with a narrative from one of the world’s folk. Content must be family friendly and related to your heritage.
Literature
Deadline: Oct 01, 2020
Read a short poem from the great literature of your culture in its original language followed by English translation.  Content must be family friendly. 
Teen Poets
Deadline: Oct 01, 2020
A showcase of teen expression in 3 minute performances. Content must be family friendly. 
Interactive Village
Deadline: Oct 01, 2020
FusionFest is a safe place to explore and experience new (to you) aspects of the heritages behind our neighbors. If you’d like to help or have an idea, please register to join the team.
Fun & Games
Deadline: Nov 01, 2020
We all need to have fun and competitive games can be found in every culture.  The Fun & Games Tent is a place to learn and play simple games from around the world. If you’d like to help or have an idea, please register to join the team.
Holidays around the World
Deadline: Nov 01, 2020
Special days and special celebrations are part of all our cultures and we all have some uniquenesses. This will be a new program at FusionFest where every hour we’ll celebrate a different holiday from around the world.
Music - Fusion Contest
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020
Fuse sounds, beats, rhythms and instruments from different regions of the world to create a unique music experience. Compete for the grand $1,000 prize. Finalists get to perform at FusionFest. - Listing on the website with short bio and photo. - Post with tag on Facebook and Instagram. FusionFest is designed to allow the audience to “sample their way around the world”. Performances are short samples usually of 10 to 12 minutes. We found this format encourages the audience to stick around longer to see what is next.
Dance - Heritage
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020

Share an elegant fan dance or an exciting dragon dance of the Chinese culture. Show off the complex rhythms and footwork in traditional Irish step dance, Spanish Flamenco or American tap.  FusionFest welcomes the many folkloric dances of North America, Africa, the Caribbean, Middle East, Latin America, Asia, and Europe in authentic costumes to be performed to traditional music all in one place.

Fashion - Heritage
Deadline: Sep 01, 2020

The Heritage Runway Show offers anyone a chance to wear a traditional costume or culturally significant piece of clothing showcasing their unique heritage.  Participants are responsible to supply their own hair and makeup. Plan on being present for the full two-day festival.


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FusionFest is a free, two-day festival in downtown Orlando that aims to celebrate the many different cultures in Central Florida through performing arts, interactive experiences and an international marketplace.

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Nov 28 11:00 am - Nov 29 7:00 pm
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Orlando, FL, USA

A free two-day festival in Downtown Orlando celebrating 110+ cultures through art, food and interactive installations.