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Monday, August 5, 2013

Summerfest International @ Bountiful/Davis Art Center (Bountiful: Aug. 7-10)


A Program of Bountiful/Davis Art Center

August 7 – 10, 2013

July 26, 2013 – Farmington, Utah- Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International (BDSI) has been an annual tradition in Davis County for 25 years. BDSI is an exciting celebration of the arts that includes artist booths, ethnic food, games, children’s art activities, exhibits, folk musicians and dancers from around the world. 
August 7:  Mayor’s Reception – 5pm – Bountiful City Hall
                At this event the Mayor of Bountiful, Joe Johnson, officially welcomes the international groups and exchanges gifts with them.  It is an intimate event that provides an opportunity to greet the groups up close and personal.

August 7: Sponsored by Zions Bank. Street Dance/StreetFeast – 7-9pm – Historic Main Street in Bountiful – Center Street to 2nd South.
                Join in with the international groups as they teach a dance from their native country.  Tickets for StreetFeast are $1/each. Food selections are 1-5 tickets. Sample great food from the following restaurants:
                Royal India
                Cutler’s Cookies
                China Platter
                Twisted Lemon
                Bun & Basket

August 8Sponsored by Davis County.  Opening Ceremonies-6pm- Bountiful City Park (200 West 400 North in Bountiful).  Gates will open at 5pm.  Join us for the pageantry of the official opening of Summerfest including a performance of Li’l Feathers Native American Ensemble.  The food booths and artists booths will be set up and ready to deliver a rich assortment of ethnic food and fine arts and crafts.

August 9Sponsored by Lakeview Hospital. Festival open 11am-10pm at Bountiful City Park. The Children’s Art Yard will be open all day along with the artist and food booths, bocce ball, performances on the Sonic Sound Stage (featuring local musicians) and Main Stage. Be sure to check out the Davis County Animal Care and Control van that will have dogs that are available for adoption.

August 10Sponsored by CenturyLink. Festival open 11am-10pm. with a continuous line-up of entertainment, food, activities, art and culture for the whole family (listed above).  Morningstar Native American Ensemble will perform at 9pm followed by the Closing Ceremonies with Ryan, Morgan and Brooklyn Miller leading the international groups in a song of world-wide friendship and unity.

Check the website for a schedule of performances on the Main Stage and Sonic Sound Stage. www.bdac.org.

2013 Participating International Groups:
         Chile: Tierra Chilena
Chilephoto                          Lithuaniaphoto
Lithuania: Siaudele

   Martinique: Les Fonds Blancs
        Netherlandsphoto                                                 Martiniquephoto
Netherlands: Volkdansgroep Orient Culemborg        

                      Taiwan: Taiwan Folk Music Ensemble

Featured Artists:
                Theresa Otteson – 2013 Summerfest Featured Artist
                JJ Galicia. Mexico – Featured International Artist
                Michael Young – Emerging Artist – Syracuse High School Student who won the Best of Show in the recent Davis School District High School Exhibit at Bountiful/Davis Art Center

Artist Booths:
Carma Hart Fuller, Natella Elite Gift Shop, Bead for Life, Crysta Barton’s Phantastical Faces, Kathleen Gardner, Tanner Halverson Pottery, 2 Utah Artists, Get Stoned, Matthewson Images, Lamplight Art Gallery, Clark Ostergaard Artist, Himalayan Arts, Woolf Fine Art & Illustration, A&J Silver, Yevgeniy Zolotsev, Robert Braegger, Jodi McDougall Studios, Paul Twitchell Wildlife Art L.L.C., Steve Stones Gallery, Peak Sales, Diane Dalton, Don Jolley Historical Art, Holly E. Jeungling, Burned Elegance, South Will Artist Group, Coffee, Making Scents, The Eclectic Edge, Rose’s Island Design, David and Elizabeth Rhone (Kenya).

Food Booths:
C&B Kettle, Touchstone Commercial Services, Utah Italian Ice, The Twisted Lemon, Chile Una Postal, Brainfreeze Snowies, Southern Smoke BBQ, Best Fry Bread & Navajo Taco, Scoopology, Island Hopper Grill, Cotton Candy (Soroptimists), Pad Thai, Taste of India, La Petite Creperie by Pizza Pie Café, BDAC Hotdog Booth (run by the Bountiful Lions Club).

Summerfest Sponsors: Bountiful City, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Davis County, Lakeview Hospital, CenturyLink, Zions Bank, Utah Arts & Museums, Chevron, Davis County Clipper, Creamies, Davis Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Onion Street Studios, Sonic Drive-In, Robintino’s, South Davis Recreation Center, Woods Cross City, City of Fruit Heights and more.

Proceeds of Summerfest go to support the programs of Bountiful/Davis Art Center: Cultivating the Arts in the Community Since 1974.

Thanks to all the host families, volunteers, Summerfest Organizing Committee, BDAC Board of Trustees, Bountiful City and all the many businesses and individuals who support Summerfest and make it possible to be free to the public. 

Conversations in Culture: No Boundaries. How Other Cultures Influence Utah Art Exhibit at Bountiful/Davis Art Center:
This exhibit at BDAC goes through August 30 and features artists from other countries who live in Utah:  Yihlin Chan – China, Yevgeniy Zolotsev – Russia, JJ Galicia- Mexico, JouJou Prochaska – Syria, Ana M. Silvar Bouck- Spain, Carl Oelerich – USA, Wocjeich Wozniak – Poland, Van Chu-Viet Nam, Pilar Pobil – Spain, Ed Napia – New Zealand, Rad Cuch – Native American Ute, Eiko Anderson – Japan.  Featured Summerfest Artists Theresa Otteson and Michael Young also have pieces in this exhibit. The exhibit is located at Bountiful/Davis Art Center, recently moved to 28 East State Street, South Door, 2nd Floor in the Davis County Memorial Courthouse – 801 451-3660 – info@bdac.org.

For more information about this and other programs of Bountiful/Davis Art Center, call 801 451-3660 or visit us online at www.bdac.org  http://www.bdac.org/email: info@bdac.org. BDAC can be found on Twitter and Facebook .    Pictures available upon request.

Bountiful/Davis Art Center  PO Box 221  Farmington, UT  84025-0221
phone:  (801) 451-3660   fax:  (855) 385-9988   e-mail:  info@bdac.org   www.bdac.org

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