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The Northborough Cultural Council is pleased to announce its 2020 Virtual CultureFest of Music & Arts.
The 3rd annual festival will feature Lori Diamond, Ed Harlow, Lisa Hayden, Ralph Caputo, Shaila’s School of Dance and other local musicians, artists, and dancers.
Tune in to your NCAT Verizon channel 31 or Charter channel 191 on Nov 6 at 7pm. Reruns will be on Nov 7 and Nov 8 at 2pm.
You can also view the festival program on the NCAT YouTube Channel.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Highlights: 2019 CultureFest


Northborough Community Advocate


“Art, music and dance featured at Northborough Cultural Festival”

Northborough – Several hundred people were treated to art exhibits from Northborough students of all ages, professional artist exhibits, musical and dance performances and food as part of a special Cultural Festival held Sept. 22.

The event was presented by the Northborough Cultural Council (NCC) as part of Applefest and was held on the grounds of the First Parish Unitarian Church.

“A couple of years ago the idea came around, could we do something very cultural? That is our ambition here – to celebrate the culture, whatever it is,” remarked Craig Cox, the NCC treasurer.

Selvi Oyola, the group’s president, said that the festival was an initiative through a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

“The Massachusetts Cultural Council delegated grants to the local arts and cultural events in their towns. They wanted to help local cultural councils identify needs or wants and come up with a way to meet that need. We conducted a survey and one of its outcomes was people wanted an all-inclusive event where they could see art…” Oyola shared. “We are highlighting diversity in our town and connecting people through the arts.”

Read the entire article HERE.

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