Festival Brings a Taste of Europe to Area Kids
By Amanda Erickson
Special to The Washington Post
Friday, October 9, 2009
Starting Thursday through Nov. 9, the Kids Euro Festival is bringing 150 events to venues across the region. The performances and workshops, for children ages 6 to 12, are designed to showcase the varied theater traditions in the European Union and teach kids about life in countries including France, Ireland, Germany and Greece.
“Children’s culture has a strong position in Europe,” says Mats Widbom of the Swedish Embassy and one of the festival’s lead organizers. “We wanted to celebrate that.”
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