Festival of Joy
Kalachandji’s and the Crow Museum of Asian Art present the 2nd annual Festival of Joy, the kick-off for the Dallas Mayor’s Cultural Month. The event will begin with a parade from the Dallas Museum of Art on Flora Street to Klyde Warren Park, where the festival will continue until 8 pm.
Participants will pull the colorful chariot by hand along Flora Street to Klyde Warren Park, accompanied by the singing of ancient Sanskrit mantras and the sounds of traditional musical instruments. The park’s main stage will feature non-stop classical music and dance performances, and there will be a variety of cultural and educational exhibits including traditional craft and cooking demos, yoga and meditation instruction, face painting, mehndi (henna tattoos), traditional dress-up, ethnic street food stalls, and a free vegetarian feast.