The Global Village

Be transported around the world…right here in Nashville!

The Global Village offers an authentic look at the customs and traditions of the participating cultures that are present within the Nashville community. As you walk through, you’ll hear traditional music in the background as the native language of each area is spoken. You’ll see colorful clothing and decorations that are customary for each country. A center stage in the Global Village showcases their amazing talents & traditions.

The Global Village is sponsored this year by the Metro Human Relations Commission.


Time Performer/Event Country/Culture Minutes
10:20-10:40 Japanese Tea Ceremony Japan 20
10:45-11:05 Mexican Traditional Dance Mexico 20
11:10-11:30 Odissi Dance (India) India 20
12:00-12:40 Welcoming Ceremony-Rep. Jim Cooper ALL 40
12:45-1:25 Music from Compassionate Nashville ALL 40
1:30-1:50 Japanese Fashion Show Japan 20
1:55-2:15 Vedic Dance (India) India-Vedic 20
2:20-2:40 Traditional Mexican Music Mexico 20
2:45-3:05 Indonesian Fashion Show Indonesia 20
3:10-3:50 Burmese Tribal Dances Burmese (All) 40
3:55-4:15 Vedic Song (India) India-Vedic 20