P: (414) 225-6225

TF: 1-800-FAIR-INTL

E: info@folkfair.org Fri., Nov. 16 - Sun., Nov. 18

  

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

The 2018 performance and entertainment schedules, including the All Nations Theater, Young Peoples Showcase
(Sunday, November 18), and International Stage, will be announced when available.

HOLIDAY FOLK FAIR THEATER

New in 2018 is the Holiday Folk Fair Cinema on the second floor of the State Fair Park Exposition Center. Throughout the weekend, there will be viewings of the Milwaukee PBS documentary “A Hope for Tomorrow,” a two-part series on four Congolese refugees who have settled in Milwaukee. The story explains the path the four refugees took to arrive in Milwaukee and how a former Congolese refugee is helping them adjust to life in the city.

Saturday

10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m.

Sunday

10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.


In addition, This Is Home, the winner of the 2018 Sundance Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary, will be shown daily in the Holiday Folk Fair Cinema. The movie follows four Syrian refugee families sent to resettle in Baltimore who have eight months to find jobs, learn English, and become self-sufficient. The film goes beyond the statistics and headlines to tell personal stories, putting a human face on the global refugee crisis.

Saturday and Sunday

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

 

MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM ON THE MOVE

An archaeology-themed program enables viewers to learn about and celebrate cultures, both past and present. Folk Fair attendees will be allowed to handle and examine real artifacts from around the world and learn how material culture can tell a story about the people and culture that used them. Participants will learn what clues scientists use when analyzing artifacts and what found objects can tell about a culture.

Saturday and Sunday

11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

ALL NATIONS THEATER FRIDAY

Holiday Folk FairFriday

5:30 p.m.

  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Indonesian
  • African American Youth
  • Native American
  • Polish
  • Bavarian
  • Mexican-Ballet Folklorico
  • African American

6:30 p.m.

  • Serbian – St. Sava
  • Pomeranian
  • Latvian
  • Ukrainian
  • Mideast
  • Bavarian
  • Polish
  • Italian

8:00 p.m.

  • Indonesian
  • Slovak-Tatra
  • Thai
  • Donauschwaben
  • Norwegian
  • Turkish
  • Mexican – Dance Academy
  • Polynesian
  • Mideast
ALL NATIONS THEATER SATURDAY

Holiday Folk FairSaturday

12:00 p.m. 

  • Indonesian
  • Serbian Youth – St. Sava
  • Pomeranian
  • Bulgarian
  • Native American
  • Serbian – St. Nikola
  • Turkish
  • Bavarian
  • Mexican – Dance Academy
  • Greek – Dorian
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian Youth

1:30 p.m.

  • Ukrainian Youth
  • Scottish
  • Serbian – St. Sava
  • Chinese
  • Donauschwaben
  • Polish
  • Mexican – Dance Academy
  • Lithuanian
  • Serbian – St. Sava
  • Mexican – Ballet Folklorico
  • Croatian Youth

3:00 p.m.

  • Mexican Youth – Dance Academy
  • Donauschwaben
  • Serbian – St. Sava
  • Scottish
  • Mideast
  • Native American
  • Bulgarian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Thai
  • Indonesian

4:30 p.m.

  • Mexican Youth – Dance Academy
  • Donauschwaben
  • Serbian – St. Sava
  • Scottish
  • Mideast
  • Native American
  • Bulgarian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Thai
  • Latvian

6:00 p.m.

  • Norwegian
  • Scottish
  • Bulgarian
  • African American
  • Serbian – St. Nikola
  • Latvian
  • Mexico – Ballet Folklorico
  • Greek-Dorian
  • Polynesian
  • Chinese

7:30 p.m.

  • Polish Youth
  • Lithuanian
  • Scottish
  • African American
  • Italian
  • Thai
  • Latvian
  • Slovak – Tatra
  • Polynesian
  • Greek – Dorian
  • Bulgarian
  • Ukrainian
ALL NATIONS THEATER SUNDAY

Holiday Folk FairSunday

2:00 p.m.

  • Mexican Youth – Ballet Folklorico
  • Lithuanian
  • Serbian – St. Sava
  • African American
  • Bulgarian
  • Bavarian
  • Irish
  • Scandinavian
  • Ukranian

3:15 p.m.

  • Scottish
  • Polish
  • Irish
  • Pomeranian
  • Donauschwaben
  • Bulgarian
  • Greek – Dorian
  • Mexican – Dance Academy
  • Serbian – St. Nikola
  • Polynesian

4:30 p.m.

  • Indonesian
  • Polynesian
  • Thai
  • Native American
  • Scandinavian
  • Slovak – Tatra
  • Turkish
  • Serbian – St. Nikola
  • Mexico – Ballet Folklorico
  • Norwegian
  • Closing Ceremonies
TANZHAUS

Holiday Folk FairFriday

  • 5:00 p.m. Bob Breuer Polka Band (German)
  • 6:00 p.m. Latvian, Turkish, Polynesian, Slovak-Tatra, Italian, and African American
  • 7:00 p.m. Norwegian, Mexican-Academy, Pomeranian, Donauschwaben, and Serbian-St Sava
  • 7:30 p.m. Bob Breuer Polka Band
  • 8:00 p.m. Ukrainian, Bavarian, Mexican – Folklorico, Mid East, and Polish
  • 8:30 p.m. Bob Breuer Polka Band

Saturday

  • 11:00 a.m. Nepal Youth, Chinese Adults, Croatian Youth, Serbian – St. Sava Youth, Donauschwaben Youth, Irish Youth, Mexican – Dance Academy Youth, Polish Youth, Mexican Youth – Ballet Folklorico, Ukrainian Youth, and Lithuanian Youth
  • 12:00 p.m. Indonesian, Scottish, Romanian, Mexican – Dance Academy, Lithuanian, Bavarian, Norwegian, and Mexican – Ballet Folklorico
  • 1:30 p.m. Ocean Rush (Hawaiian)
  • 2:15 p.m. Greek, Turkish, Donauschwaben, Mid East, Romanian, and Serbian – St. Nikola
  • 2:45 p.m. Ocean Rush (Hawaiian)
  • 3:15 p.m. Lithuanian, Greek, and Slovalk-Tatra
  • 3:30 p.m. Tamborazo Santa Cecilia
  • 4:00 p.m. Lithuanian, Romanian, Polynesian, Chinese, Scottish, and Serbian – St. Sava
  • 4:30 p.m. Tamborazo Santa Cecilia
  • 5:15 p.m. Orkestar Sloboda (Balkan/Serbian)
  • 5:45 p.m. African American, Romanian, Pomeranian, Latvian, Serbian-St. Nikola, and Indonesian
  • 6:15 p.m. Orkestar Sloboda
  • 7:00 p.m. Mexican – Dance Academy, Polish, Ukrainian, Mid East, and Bavarian
  • 7:30 p.m. Orkestar Sloboda
  • 8:00 p.m. Indonesian, Mexican – Dance Academy, Donauschwaben, Lithuanian, Norwegian, and Pomeranian
  • 8:30 p.m. Orkestar Sloboda

Sunday

  • 12:00 p.m. Slovak – Tatra, African American, Romanian, Italian, Latvian, Mexican – Ballet Folklorico, Scandinavian, and Pomeranian
  • 1:00 p.m. Prazna Flasa (Balkan)
  • 1:30 p.m. Indonesian, Serbian – St. Sava, Irish Youth, Polynesian, Romanian, Chinese, African American Youth, and Scottish
  • 2:30 p.m. Prazna Flasa
  • 3:30 p.m. Lithuanian, Serbian – St. Nikola, Turkish, Scandinavian, Ukrainian, and Irish
  • 4:00 p.m. Paddygrass (Irish/Bluegrass/Gospel)
  • 4:45 p.m. Scottish, Greek, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Polish, and Irish
  • 5:15 p.m. Paddygrass
YOUNG PEOPLES SHOWCASE

Holiday Folk FairSunday

11:15 a.m.

  • Norwegian
  • Serbian – St. Sava #1
  • Pomeranian
  • Latvian
  • Mexican – Ballet Folklorico
  • Chinese
  • Donauschwaben
  • Polish
  • Italian

12:45 p.m.

  • Mexican – Dance Academy
  • Serbian – St Sava #2
  • Slovak
  • Czech
  • Greek – Ionian
  • African American
  • Ukrainian
  • Thai
  • Greek – Hellenic
COFFEEHOUSE

Holiday Folk FairFriday

  • 4:00 p.m. Brian Bauman (American Folk)
  • 5:00 p.m. Greg Herriges (Balkan/Mediterranean)
  • 6:00 p.m. Michaelangelo
  • 7:00 p.m. Abandin All Hope
  • 8:00 p.m. Pommersche Spaldeel (Pomeranian)

Saturday

  • 12:00 p.m. Hawaiian Civics Club (Hawaiian)
  • 1:00 p.m. Ethnictricity (Multi Ethnic)
  • 2:00 p.m. Ethnictricity (Multi Ethnic)
  • 3:00 p.m. Garlic Mustard Pickers (Gaelic)
  • 4:00 p.m. Garlic Mustard Pickers (Gaelic)
  • 5:00 p.m. Greg Herriges (Balkan/Mediterranean)
  • 6:00 p.m. Michaelangelo
  • 7:30 p.m. Pommersche Spaldeel (Pomeranian)

Sunday

  • 10:30 a.m. Religious Service
  • 2:00 p.m. Michaelangelo
  • 3:00 p.m. Peasants Abroad (Turkish Fusion)
  • 4:00 p.m. Peasants Abroad (Turkish Fusion)
  • 5:00 p.m. Pommersche Spaldeel (Pomeranian)
INTERNATIONAL STAGE

Holiday Folk FairFriday

  • 4:30 p.m. African American Youth, Mexican Youth – Dance Academy, Donauschwaben Youth
  • 6:15 p.m. Polish Youth, Donauschwaben Youth, African American Youth

Saturday

  • 1:00 p.m. Donauschwaben Y.P., Lithuanian Youth, Irish Youth, Ukrainian Youth
  • 2:25 p.m. Donauschwaben Youth, Croatian Youth, Nepali Youth, Ukrainian Youth, Chinese Youth, Lithuanian Youth
  • 4:00 p.m. Nepali Youth, Mexican Youth – Ballet Folklorico, Polish Youth, Ukrainian Youth
  • 5:25 p.m. Irish Youth, Polish Youth, Mexican Youth – Dance Academy, Polish Y.P., Lithuanian Youth

Sunday

  • 1:30 p.m. Donauschwaben Young People, Norwegian Young People, Polish Young People
  • 2:45 p.m. Pomeranian Young People, Slovak Young People, Irish Youth

*Schedules subject to change.

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State Fair Park Exposition Center

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

2 p.m. - 9 p.m.

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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