Chico World Music Festival creates exciting multicultural atmosphere

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The Chico World Music Festival is an annual Chico State tradition with a wide range of world music artists that was held on Sept. 10th. It was filled with music hosted on four stages including Laxson Auditorium, the Ruth Rowland Taylor stage and the Kids Stage, where North State’s children performed. There were also many international food booths, art classes and crafts for kids. This world festival allows visitors to experience different cultures and music from around the world.

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Karamo Susso With Ousseynou Kouyate performing in front of the crowd.
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Members of Sonomusette, French Revival Gypsy Jazz, playing their set on the Sycamore Stage.
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Fun face painting for the kids at The Chico World Music Festival.
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Juan Diaz, of the Gateway Science Museum, showing how different vibrations make different sounds with different instruments. Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues

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Member of the Karamo Susso With Ousseynou Kouyate entertaining the crowd. Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues
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Ready to "sword" fight after his face paint session.

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Kids patiently waiting in line for the balloon artist.
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Full spins as Sonomusette, French Revival Gypsy Jazz, plays their set on the Sycamore Stage.