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Home Music & Dance Day – Celebrating Milwaukee’s Refugee Communities 

July 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Lynden celebrates Milwaukee’s refugee communities through art, food, fashion, and performance: World Refugee Day (June 25), Music and Dance Day (July 15), Craft Market and Fashion Day (August 19), and a final Craft Day on September 16. All events are free and open to the public.

For HOME Music and Dance Day, emcees Moe Aung of the Burmese communities and Tessy Sheidun of the Rwandan community welcome back returning performers including Congo Gospel Music Band (Congolese), Golden Melody Band U.S.A (Burmese), and C&K Music Band (Chin and Karen). Maggie Bushiri (Congolese) will perform Afro-Pop music in English and Swahili with her troupe of dancers, representing both East and West Africa. New performers include Spring Star Music Band (Burmese), and dancers Dian Novita (Indonesian) and Fizal (Rohingya).

More information and full artist bios here: https://www.lyndensculpturegarden.org/calendar/home-2023-music-and-dance-day

Bring your dancing shoes and learn some new dances: each dance performance will be followed by a participatory session.

Pack a picnic and a blanket to enjoy the outdoors with friends, family, and community. Or bring along cash to purchase food and refreshments prepared by chefs from the Burmese community.

11 am – Golden Melody Music Band U.S.A. (Burmese) 
12 pm – Fizal (Rohingya) 
12:20 pm – Spring Star Music Band (Burmese) 
1 pm – Dian Novita (Indonesian) 
1:20 pm – C&K Music Band (Chin & Karen) 
2 pm – Maggie Bushiri dance group (African) 
2:20 pm – Congo Gospel Music Band (Congolese) 
3:20 pm – Golden Melody Music Band U.S.A. (Burmese)

Program is subject to change.

For a complete schedule of 2023 HOME events please visit: 

Join us for more HOME 2023 events: 
• HOME Craft Market & Fashion, August 19 
• HOME Craft Market, September 16