|By PR Newswire||
|April 11, 2014 03:02 PM EDT||
BRANSON, Mo., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiery Spanish guitar riffs, staccato flamenco heel clicks and rhythmic beats of Argentinian bombo drums announce a global cornucopia of cultures and entertainment at Silver Dollar City's World-Fest. America's largest international festival,World-Fest brings performers from around the world, presenting the rich entertainment traditions that helped build the U.S. as the park presents a season-long "Celebrate America" theme. New this year, World-Fest features a showcase of Spanish/Flamenco music and dance in the park's largest presentation hall, Spanish-inspired street entertainment, plus a new show of lively Gypsy music from the Ukraine, all running through May 4 at the Branson, Missouri theme park.
The new show "Benise - The Spanish Guitar" features guitarist Roni Benise with a band of musicians and dancers, pushing the boundaries of traditional Spanish/Flamenco music. The show includes rapid-fire Spanish flamenco, Brazilian samba and Cuban salsa. Spanish-inspired theatrics fill the Festa de Espana courtyard outside the theater, with costumed entertainers, living statues portraying iconic figures from Christopher Columbus to Don Quixote, and living puppet "marionetas."
Additional shows include "Amamos Argentina," starring the Los Pampas Gauchos who perform with bombo drums and boleros; Island Fire from Samoa and the South Sea Islands, featuring world-champion fire-knife dancers; plus musicians from Ukraine, Ecuador and Ireland.
Silver Dollar City, an 1880s-style theme park in Branson, also features more than 30 rides and attractions including the groundbreaking wood coaster Outlaw Run, named 'Best New Ride of 2013' worldwide. Seven festivals and events are featured throughout the season, plus a demonstrating colony of 100 craftsmen showcasing America's heritage crafts and specialty foods.
World-Fest runs through May 4, with the park open through December 30. Festival schedules and information: 800-831-4FUN(386) or www.silverdollarcity.com.
SOURCE Silver Dollar City Attractions
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