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Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus hosts Free International Children’s Day

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Miami Dade College’s InterAmerican Campus is hosting the annual International Children’s Day on Sunday, July 21, from 2-7 p.m. to expose more kids to the art of theater.

Held in conjunction with the XXVII International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami, the event will feature art and crafts, rides, face painting, live music, workshops on acting, dance, painting and puppetry, as well as a theatre performance of Güepajé. The event is free and open to the public.

Written and directed by Ciro Gómez Acevedo, Güepajé tells of the spell that music can cast on listeners. It invites audiences to experience an adventure amid mangroves, in the company of an ogre, a likeable goblin and trained alligators

This annual celebration of bilingual theater is presented in collaboration with Teatro Avante and the Asociacion Cultural Hilos of Bogota, Colombia and sponsored by Target.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Arts and crafts, rides, face painting, distribution of meals
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshops: Acting, dance, voice/music, painting and puppetry
4:30p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Presentations by selected workshop participants
5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m. Performance of Güepajé (In Spanish only)

Free parking will be available at the student garage (entrance on S.W. 7 St.). For more information, call Teatro Avante at 305-445-8877, or the InterAmerican Campus at 305-237-6186. MDC InterAmerican Campus is located at 627 SW 27 Avenue, Miami, 33135.