Tag: Refugee

Twin Cities World Refugee Day

Twin Cities World Refugee Day 2021 will be a virtual celebration hosted on Facebook and YouTube starting at 4 pm CT. You’ll hear messages from MN Gov. Tim Walz, Congresswoman Omar, the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis, and award-winning Hmong American author Kao Kalia Yang. See performances and hear from:
Cypher Side Dance School
Ifrah Mansour
Nyttu Chongo
Tou Saik Lee
Free in Color Arts
Kashimana Ahua and Reequal Smith (a collaboration of MN and Canadian artists)
Kalpulli KetzalCoatlicue

World Refugee Day 2021

Today was a beautiful celebration of resilience and culture at CAPI’s Twin Cities World Refugee Day, held virtually this year.  I was honored to be able to perform several pieces for the celebration, marking my fourth year participating in this special festival. This was the first recurring event that I was invited to perform at …