On Sunday 3 February The Feel at Home International Community Fair’s Podium Programme features music, dance and theatre from talented members of the local international community.
The full program is below.
11:10 – 11:30 TAIKA Finnish Female Choir
The Finnish Female Choir practices in Voorburg and has a wide repertoire, ranging from folk to pop, with an emphasis on Finnish female choral music.
11.30 – 11:35 Toastmasters – an introduction to our comperes
Toastmasters will be the comperes for the podium programme and will also present a workshop entitled “Conquering the Stage” to guide people on how to become more effective and confident public speakers
11:35 – 12:00 Rijnlands International School Wassenaar
Performing for the first time at the Fair, the school will present numbers from their bilingual musical “The Wicked Sound of Hogvard” which they wrote themselves.
12:00 – 12:10 Deputy Mayor’s Welcome Speech
Deputy Mayor Saskia Bruines, The Hague’s alderman for Education, Knowledge Economy and International Affairs will officially open the Fair.
12:10 – 12:20 The International School of The Hague Orchestra
Following the Deputy Mayor’s speech and a surprise interlude from some mystery performers, the ISH orchestra will lead visitors to Central Park where they will enchant the audience with a mix of classic and contemporary music
12:30 – 12:40 Centro Espanol de la Haya introduction to Sevillanas Spanish dance
The Spanish Centre will perform 3 dances before leading visitors to Central Park where they can join in a workshop of this popular classic from 12:45
Practicum Musicae (PM) is a programme specially developed for students of Leiden University with a talent for music. Students will present a special performance to celebrate the university’s 444th birthday at the Fair
13:15 – 13:45 The British School in The Netherlands Concert Choir
Over 50 British School children aged 8 to 13 years old will charm visitors with their beautiful voices
13:45 – 14:10 Kilkenny School of Irish Dance
The Kilkenny Tap Dancers are a favourite at the Fair. The school focuses on moulding talent in a family setting and most of all, building confidence in their dancers
14:15 – 14:35 Rechoired
Rechoired is a small, warm and diverse vocal ensemble formed of singers from different nationalities and cultures. They will sing a few songs to introduce themselves and invite new members to their group
14:45 – 15:05 Classical Indian dance from NMM
Two Indian Classical Dance forms, originating from different regions of India, will be performed by Aditi and Bhavika, students from the International School of the Hague.
15:15 – 15:35 Shepherd’s Ministries Modern Dance
Shepherds Ministries, provides vocational, educational and residential opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities. The dance performance from their junior members is a traditional part of our podium programme
16:15 – 16:35 Zahara Dance Academy
Zahara has become the popular face of the Feel at Home Fair and traditionally closes the event with one of her dances. She also runs a dance workshop for children to showcase for her dance academy and children are welcome to join her on stage at the end of her performance.
Entry to the Feel at Home International Community Fair is free for visitors who reserve their tickets in advance. You can register for up to 4 Free Tickets per order by clicking on the orange button: