Robin SunderlandRobin Sunderland is a Surgical Technologist by trade who despite having relocated to Florida this year will be joining us again as the Diversity Stage Host.

Robin is an animal lover who enjoys cooking.  She’s also a Sci Fi enthusiast, most at home with a Ray Bradbury book or attending a Zombie Walk with her mother Franne and little sister Emma, who are also Festival volunteers.

At BGIF, Robin greets our artists, prepares them for their performances and introduces them. The Diversity Stage lineup this year includes:

• 8:45 – 9:00 Opening Ceremony – Poster Contest Awards, Recognitions, Welcome.
• 9:15 – 10:15 San Rafael Band – Latin Jazz Fusion with a Salsa Flare
• 10:25 – 10:40 Rachana Pasupuleti – Classical Indian Dance
• 10:45 – 11:00 Dance Arts Performance Troupe – African & Arabic Dance Forms
• 11:05 – 11:35 Mel’Keta’s Raghba & Alihat Al Sharq – Egyptian Style Belly Dance
• 11:40 -12:10 Best of African Club – African Dance
• 12:15 – 12:30 KY Grapplers – Malaysia & Philipino Martial Arts
• 12:45 – 1:25 Stirfry Musette – Jazz, Eastern European, Latin, Folk
• 1:35 – 2:15 Pati Kele – Drums & Dance from W. Africa
• 2:30 – 3:30 Roots of a Rebellion – Heavy Reggae-Rock-Dub
• 3:40 – 4:05 Cielito Lindo – Jalisco & Traditional Hispanic Dance
• 4:10 – 4:40 Best of African Club – African Dance
• 4:55 – 6:00 Tuatha Dea – Celtic, Tribal, Gypsy Rock

Watch next week for more details about each performance!  Or, visit the performance page of our website.

You can become part of the Bowling Green International Festival by visiting the volunteer section of our website. The Festival takes place September 30 this year from 9am – 6pm. Stop by and say “hi” to our many volunteers in our festival booth areas! For more information visit: www.BGInternationalFest.com

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