Over 25 artists from diverse communities to perform at inaugural Mosaic Festival
SILICON VALLEY, California – The Mosaic Festival in Silicon Valley announced a packed lineup of artists and performers representing culturally-distinct communities within and around San Jose and Silicon Valley for its inaugural event on Oct. 2, 2021.
The festival will be held at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum rock Avenue, San Jose from noon to 6 p.m., presented by Mosaic America and the School of Arts & Culture and 50 partners, including cultural groups and tech giants to create more belonging through art.
The festival presents performances by Bloco Do Sol San Jose, Buu Kim Tu Lion Dancing, Calpulli Tonalehqueh Aztec Dancers, The Confederation of Ohlone Peoples, Danny Thien Le, Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers, Ensamble Folclórico Colibrí, International Performing Arts of America 神彩藝術團, LaToya Fernandez, Mary Jessie Celestin, New Ballet, New Ground Theatre Dance Company, Opera Cultura, Opera San Jose, Parangal Dance Company, Playboyz, Inc., Ramana Vieira, Ray Furuta, San Jose Jazz, San Jose Taiko, Simorgh Dance Collective,
Tabia African American Theatre Ensemble, Blood Moon Orchestra, Xpressions and more!
“Our goal was to make sure that every person who comes to the festival sees their culture and community represented, seeding a sense of Belonging,” says Priya Das, co-founder and vice president of programming for Mosaic America. “We are honored to present master artists who connect history, identity, and culture to Place. All of us together, will reinforce the mosaic of Silicon Valley.”
The Mosaic Festival Silicon Valley is funded by Applied Materials, Knight Foundation, Google, Adobe, Healthtrust, Office of Racial Equity of the City of San Jose, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, SV Creates, Wyndham Garden and Priya Living, with the support of its media partners TFC (The Filipino Channel), Myx, iWantTV, and Diya TV.