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45th Annual Litchfield Park Festival of Arts
November 7-8, 2015 ~ Downtown Litchfield Park, AZ

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The award winning Litchfield Park Festival of Arts, now in its 44th year, rates as one of the oldest and most popular festivals in the Southwest. For two glorious days this historic resort community is transformed into a vibrant street scene filled with colorful art, lively music and irresistible aromas.


Long known for the high quality of craftsmanship, beautiful landscapes, and laidback ambiance, the Festival attracts thousands of visitors, tourists, and art enthusiast from across the country. Featuring over 250 fine artists and craftsmen exhibiting a wide selection of original arts and crafts, ranging from functional to decorative, and contemporary to Native American, there is sure to be something for everyone.

While meandering through the artisanís village, festival-goers will be tempted to indulge in the mouth-watering displays offered at many at the confectionary booths, wine tasting, and festival eateries.

For those that enjoy fine dining, there are several charming sidewalk cafes sprinkled amidst the tree-lined walkways and lush garden landscape.

When making plans to visit the Southwest Valley, you may want to consider a stay at The Wigwam. This historic landmark offers an opulent get-away and a place to experience real southwestern warmth, authenticity and charm. With pueblo-style adobe architecture and rustic decor, you will feel as if youíve travelled back a century in time. (Use ArtFest code for special Festival rate)

 

Entertainment

Featuring Esteban and Teresa Joy

Guitarist Estebanís passion and explosive style of playing is a must-see live performance; each concert is truly a unique experience. Together with his daughter, violinist Teresa Joy, they weave a beautiful mosaic of music that ranges from classical and flamenco to the golden age of rock and roll.



Estun-BahEstun-Bah

Estun-Bah (pictured right) has gained quick national recognition as a leading musical ensemble. Along with performing at various schools, festivals, art markets and corporate events, Estun-bah has accomplish the following. Performed for United States First Lady Laura Bush, Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts, Washington DC. Performed at the National Museum Of The American Indian - Washington DC, Indian Market - Santa Fe, NM., Heard Museum Fair and Gathering of Nations Pow-Wow, Albuquerque, NM.

The word "Estun-Bah" is an Apache word meaning "For the Woman." The Native American flute was traditionally used as a courting instrument. A man would play the most beautiful song on his flute before approaching a woman to show his honor and respect for the woman.
More information at estunbahmusic.com

 
Inka Gold

Inka Gold

Inka Gold continues to perform the traditional music of their grand fathers while using traditional instruments to create and perform contemporary pieces. Inka Gold has been performing across the United States since 1998.

Hundreds of years ago a tradition began amongst the ancient Incan people. An elaborate musical tradition which mimicked the roaring winds and sounds of the great Andes Mountains. Instruments made of raw bamboo and clay were created in order to convey the heart felt sentiments of the Incan people. Today in this new millennium Inka Gold continues the traditions created by their ancestors centuries ago.

Patrick Ki

Patrick Ki"Patrick Ki's journey began in the island paradise of Hawaii, where he spent his youth amidst the gentle rhythms of the ocean and beautiful sounds of Hawaiian music. If you listen closely to his unique artistry, you can recognize the influence of the island "slack key" guitar. The debut of Patrick Ki as a recording artist was met with unanimous acclaim by both music reviewers and listeners alike. The soothing yet uplifting quality of his signature sound continues to touch the hearts of thousands, who encircle the globe from Mexico to Australia to China and Beyond!"
Read on at www.patrickki.com.

Tony Duncan - Hoop Dancer

Tony Duncan Hoop Dancer In Hoop dance Tony Duncan creates many intricate designs that can be seen in nature such as the Eagle and the World and is consistently ranked among the top 10 in the world. He has traveled extensively across the United States as well as much of Europe and Asia. He recently was invited to entertain the First Lady and her guests in D.C.

Duncan, a recording artist and five-time World Champion Hoop Dancer, appears in the new music video for Nelly Furtadoís "Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)".