2017 Plano International Festival
When: Saturday, October 14th, 2017 11:00AM ~ 5:00PM
Where: Haggard Park(901 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074)
11:00 Parade of Flags
11:10 Opening Ceremony
Celebrating the 13th - Honorary Chair Dr. Raj Menon, Collin College Trustee
Proclamation - Plano Mayor Pro Tem City Councilman Rick Grady
Remarks - Festival Board President Graciela Katzer
MCOR Co-Chair Mary Alice Garza
Naturalization Ceremony – The Honorable Amos L. Mazzant III, presiding
U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Texas
Co-sponsored with U. S. Dept. Homeland Security -
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Flag presentations: Sons of the American Revolution-Plano,
Plano Police Department Color Guard, Plano Fire Department Honor Guard
12:20 CASA Argentina Dallas Fort Worth -Argentina
12:30 Dallas Black Dance Academy – PERFORMING SENIOR ENSEMBLES - USA
12:40 The Jasmines Chinese Dance Group – China
12:50 Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!!!!
1:00 International Fashion Show presented by Jody Reed
1:45 Regina Romero – The Flamenco Dance – Spain
1:55 Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!!!
2:05 Dallas Highland Dancers - Scotland
2:15 Bolly Rhythms Dance Academy - India
2:25 JAGODA Polish Folk Dance Ensemble - Poland
2:35 Peruvian Women’s Club – Peru
2:45 Ollin-Tonalzin Traditional Aztec Dancers - Mexico
3:00 Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!!!
3:10 Golden Autumn Dance – China
3:20 Rupa Dance Academy - India
3:30 Salaam Youth Dabkeh Dance Troupe - Palestine
3:40 Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!!!
3:50 Sa’diyya & the Art of Bellydance – Egypt/Middle East
4:05 Ludmila Kasyanenko & Ensemble “Kalyna” – Ukraine
4:15 GRAND Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!!!
4:25 Chamberlain Performing Arts - USA
FINALE -The Plano International Festival Fans, Board Members and Volunteers (Someone will win one of many fabulous grand prizes. No one knows what the prizes will be but the prizes are Fab-u-lous!!! You must be present to win!!!
Mistress of Ceremonies – Dr. T. J. Johnson
PIFC Board/Sponsor/Community Volunteer
2017 Honorary Festival Chair
Dr. Raj Menon, Collin College Trustee