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Monday, June 26, 2017

Move with FUSE

New dance festival announces its Canada Day lineup.

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM

FUSE Festival
Sat. July 1, 11am-5pm
Halifax Common

The inaugural FUSE Festival has announced its lineup of dancers set to perform at this year’s event. More than 20 groups are involved, with styles ranging from Highland dance to hip hop. The audience will even get a chance to try some moves.

“The FUSE Festival is designed to bring Nova Scotians of all cultural backgrounds together through a shared cultural dance experience,” FUSE Festival founder Maria Osende says in a press release.

FUSE is happening in conjunction with Halifax’s Canada Day celebrations. It’s free of change, taking place onstage across from the Emera Oval.

Festival Lineup

  • Diversi Team
  •  Laurie Selenzi of Serpentine Studios
  •  Nostos Contemporary Dance
  •  Diaga Irish Dance
  • Queensland Highland Dancers
  • Flamenco artist La Azulita
  • For the Love of Flamenco
  • Irish dancer Zeph Caissie
  • Liliona Quarmyne and The Maritime Centre for African Dance
  •  Sharon Paris’ Youth Dancers
  • Latispanica Cultural Association
  • Free to Move Dance School
  • East Coast Salsa Connection
  • The Mi'kma'ki Dance Troupe and drummers
  • Oriental Motion
  • South India Cultural Association of the Maritimes
  • Nruthiya Saagaram
  • The Arada group
  • The Woods


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