Cuisine from China, Ireland, Greece and Mexico make up just some of the offerings at the Taste of Mason this evening.
Now in its fifth year, the festival, sponsored by Mason Schools and its diversity council, takes place from 5-8 p.m. in the high school commons, 6100 Mason-Montgomery Road.
Geared towards families with children of all ages, local restaurants will sell samples of ethnic foods from around the world. Admission is free.
A sampling of vendors include: Aponte’s, bd’s Mongolian Grill, Brazenhead Irish Pub, Chan’s Asian Wok, Mason Grill, Cafe Bella, Cazadores Mexican, Banana Leaf Modern Thai, Oleg’s German Family Restaurant, Rotbart’s Deli and Soho Japanese Bistro.
Entertainment includes Indian dancing, global art and musical selections from across the world by band, orchestra and choral groups. Here’s the evening’s lineup:
5 p.m. Pianist—Vidita Kannikeswaran
5:15 p.m. MHS Choral Performance—Santos
5:30 p.m. MHS Jazz Performance—Jackson
6 p.m. Cincinnayi Baila! – Mexican Folkloric
6:15 p.m. MHS Percussion Ensemble and Drumline
6:45 p.m. I.K. Kim Ja Be Ruy Tae Kwon Do
6:55 p.m. Marathi Melody—Indian Dancing
7 p.m. Chinese School Performance—Feng
7:15 p.m. Nigerian Solo Drum Performance—Baoku Moses
7:30 p.m. Bollywood—Indian Dancing Prabhakar and Karanam
7:35 p.m. Chinese School—Dancing Ducklings
7:45 p.m. Colombia Viva