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July 25, 2015
AXIS Dance Company

The Kennedy Center and the Dizzy Feet Foundation present National Dance Day: Dance for Everybody. This free, two-and-a-half-hour celebration features a wide variety of dance classes and performances, including the well-known physically integrated AXIS Dance Company and local tap artist Baakari Wilder, among others.

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February 11, 2015
Shaanxi Folk Art Theatre

The group returns with its trademark shadow puppetry that features a collection of six signature vignettes based on Chinese folklore. Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of China.

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November 15, 2014
DC Public Schools

This program features the city’s finest young musicians as chosen by middle and high school band directors.

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November 8, 2014
More or Less Theatre

More or Less Theatre’s hilarious family show offers 7,000 years of Maltese history in an action-packed and interactive hour. For age 7+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Malta.

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November 6, 2014
Sanna Valvanne

Valvanne uses storytelling, singing, dancing, and theater to take the audience on a journey around the globe. For age 5+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Finland.

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November 5, 2014
Aglaia Koras

The concert pianist plays a program of classics, including Greek works. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Greece.

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November 4, 2014
Science Centre AHHAA

 From Science Centre AHHAA, experience the multitude of awesome scientific experiments that the average Estonian goes through in a typical day! For age 4+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Estonia.

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November 3, 2014
Rozsafa Folk Ensemble

This program features traditional Hungarian folk music and dancing. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Hungary.

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November 2, 2014
The Ugly Animal Roadshow

The Ugly Animal Preservation Society’s popular family comedy show. Come and vote for your favorite ugly animal! For age 7+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the British Arts Council.

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October 31, 2014
Quynn Johnson

Learn dance steps to the "Monster Mash," "Time Warp," and "Thriller." Test drive your moves with one of New York City's best party bands, The Loser's Lounge. Dance lessons by Quynn Johnson begin at 5 p.m., with live music starting at 6 p.m.

Wear your most creative costume for the chance to win fabulous prizes in the following categories: Best Kid Costume (ages 6 and under, 7-12, 13-17); Best Character (TV, movies, theater, literature, comics, you name it! Extra points if it is Kennedy Center-related!); Funniest (Here's your chance to be ironic, clever, or just plain silly!); Scariest (Need we say more??). In the spirit of creativity, preference will be given to homemade costumes.

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October 30, 2014
Tev un Man

This folk/pop ensemble performance features a sing-along with the children from Riga-European Capital of Culture 2014. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Latvia.

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October 28, 2014
Laurent Piron

Highly skilled magic, comedy, and a bit of craziness come together for a dynamic performance that won’t soon be forgotten! Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Belgium.

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October 27, 2014
Shannon Dunne Dance

The company performs old style Irish dance in a hilarious modern day theatrical context. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Ireland.

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October 26, 2014
Theatre Mala Scena

This show uses miming and circus arts to tell the story of an unusual girl who was born with needles all around her body. Although she tries desperately to fit in with everybody else, she struggles to find a place in society. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Croatia.

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October 25, 2014
Baba Ras D

This for the kids edition features live performances by critically acclaimed musicians, youth-specialized entertainers, and educators and is hosted by Risikat Okedeyi.

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January 27, 2014
Yvonne Caruthers

Weaving stunning music with colorful characters, the NSO cellist takes audiences In Search of the Perfect G-String, the poignant story of a small-town girl who practices her way onto the world’s great stages and finds “glory.” Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person, subject to availability. IN THE THEATER LAB

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January 25, 2014
Tianjin Puppet Troupe

The troupe brings a puppet play featuring world-class puppeteers and marionettes. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of China.

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November 13, 2013
Zanin Ivano

Master magician Zanin Ivano brings his show to America for the first time, telling the story of Alan, who discovers a world where imagination becomes reality with a touch of magic. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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November 11, 2013
Theatre Company Pinklec

Three puppet friends, Tina, Ross, and John, play in an imaginative world and are joined by new friends, including a hedgehog, a crow, a squirrel, a bunny, and a lost kitten. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB

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November 10, 2013
Intrika

An exquisite performance blending magic, juggling, and comedy followed by a group of dancers performing various traditional Irish dance sets in both hard and soft shoes. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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November 9, 2013
Teater Vanemuine

The puppy Lotte tells stories and sings about Gadgetville, where colorful animals live and residents concoct unusual inventions to help with everyday tasks. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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November 6, 2013
Teatrul De Marionette Arad

Young orphan Johan embarks on a journey to find his princess, facing many tests and armed only with courage and a kind heart to finally reach his goal. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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November 5, 2013
Amai-Figurentheater

This show uses audience imagination to transform an ordinary cardboard box into something magical that can hold the key to a world of funny places, people, and adventures. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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November 4, 2013
Psilicone Theatre

Puppetry and video help tell this story of Flower Girl and her journey where she meets all kinds of plants who need her help and give her special powers to avoid danger. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB

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November 3, 2013
Quatuor Beat

Four wacky researchers, also percussionists, fall under the spell of the moon and create a playful and rhythmic experience with triangles, tambourines, drums, and xylophones in hopes of breaking their trance. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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November 2, 2013
Pro Rodopi Art Centre

Based on a traditional Bulgarian fairy tale, this story tells of a man who travels from village to village on his trusted donkey, offering fresh plums for household garbage. Will he succeed in finding the girl of his dreams? Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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November 1, 2013
Teatr Pinezka

This Teatr Pinezka production uses mime, dance, puppetry, and circus arts to tell the story of an old clown who goes fishing, encounters storms and sharks, and reels in a golden fish. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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October 29, 2013
Soundscapes

Traditional folktales, shadow puppetry, contemporary music, and digital animation combine to create a storytelling tour de force from Soundscapes that features “digital puppets.” Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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October 28, 2013
FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre

Winner of five stars as “Best Children’s Show” (1999) at Edinburgh’s legendary Fringe Festival, this puppetry show from FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre takes audiences to a magic land with a young girl who has lost her ball and needs the help of her yellow umbrella. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.

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October 22, 2013
Tino the Clown

Tino presents a classic magic show that includes tricks, jokes, puppetry, a barnyard of animals, hovering balls, endless strings, and a very magic box. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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October 21, 2013
Yvette, Tania, and Edith

These three talented ladies paint with their hands and feet, creating fabulously colorful scenes while serenading their audiences. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB

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October 19, 2013
Teatro Marie de Jongh

Follow the story of Laida and Martin, who are excitedly expecting the birth of their baby. When things don’t work out, will Laida’s grumpy father help the couple recover? Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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October 18, 2013
Marco Solo

This juggler and comedian takes audiences on a holiday to make-believe countries. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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October 17, 2013
Sousou and Maher Cissoko

The Cissokos weave together movement, rhythms, stories, and singing with music played on the kora—a 22-stringed West African harp. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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October 15, 2013
Wizards in Dreamland

This mime production follows a wizard and his assistant on an imaginative adventure through strange, magical worlds. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

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April 18, 2013
Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival presents a performance of the family show that focuses on Platero, a little donkey whose tenderness is used to explore the simple joys of life. Adapted from Juan Ramón Jiménez’s classic book of poems of the same title, the performance will be in Spanish with English captioning.

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February 2, 2013
Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players

The Grammy nominee and star of the indie family music scene performs with his group, offering their unexpectedly intelligent and whimsically rocking music, which has been nationally recognized and relished by both children and parents.

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January 23, 2013
Story Pirates

The education and media organization celebrates the words and ideas of young people, bringing a musical sketch comedy show featuring stories written by students and performed by professional artists.

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January 6, 2013
Rocknoceros

Celebrate with the hit educational television series’s legendary songwriter and former musical director Bob Dorough and award-winning D.C. children’s band Rocknoceros.

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December 8, 2012
Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

This performance highlights selections from WNO’s upcoming new production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. The Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program is made possible through the generous support of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.

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November 14, 2012
FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre

One day, Videk rips his old, hand-me-down shirt and some friends from nature come to his rescue. A sheep gives him wool, a bush combs the wool with its thorns, and a spider weaves fabric—teaching an important lesson about friendship and harmony. For ages 3–8. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 11, 2012
Sanna Valvanne

The internationally renowned performer uses storytelling, singing, dancing, and theater to take the audience on a journey around the globe in just 45 minutes.

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November 9, 2012
La Società della Civetta

Watch this theatrical story unfold through two windows as a man and a woman drift on the wind and eventually find themselves face to face. For ages 2–6. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 8, 2012
Soma Hajnóczy

The two-time world champion of magic and winner of more than 30 magic awards presents an interactive, fast-paced, side-splitting evening of magic, music, and fun. For ages 5–8. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 7, 2012
Kyrenia Chrysocava Cultural Foundation

This is the story of Salonika, sister of Alexander the Great, who was turned into a mermaid by the Greek gods and roamed the seas wrecking ships. For ages 5–12. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 5, 2012
Teatro e Marionetas de Mandrágora

This is a tale of two wool spinners who escape their boring work by creating a world that exists in an imaginary box under a tree of wool that is home to multiple funny and fantastic animals. For ages 2–6. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 4, 2012
Dansema Dance Theatre

This enthralling performance uses constant motion and the energy of dance to present a fanciful and imaginative re-telling of the most exciting story ever heard: the story of us. For ages 5–11. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 3, 2012
Joe Brennan

The Irish storyteller shares a tale about an imaginative little boy who begins to fall asleep, sees a falling star, and decides to chase it, flying on his magic toy box through outer space. For ages 3–8. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 2, 2012
Gilles Geenen

This interactive performance features a world-famous accordion player who, upon meeting a young violin virtuoso living on the street, takes the child on a tuneful journey around the globe. For ages 2–6. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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November 1, 2012
Stefan Karch

The Austrian children’s author, artist, and puppeteer brings his popular books to life with an amazing array of puppets. A discussion follows the performance. For ages 6–10. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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