Sunday, February 21, 2016

Pigeon Forge Dollywood Festival of Nations 2016

March 19 - April 18

Dollywood's Festival of Nations presented by Humana displays the most captivating entertainment from around the world during this month-long celebration of music, dance, food and art.
Some of the entertainment expected this year at this wonderful event:

Mother Africa


After a wildly successful Festival of Nations in 2014, Mother Africa returns to Dollywood with an all-new show which takes guests to “Khayelitsha,” one of the largest townships in South Africa. The world-renowned show combines skillful acrobatics, live music and traditional and modern dance to delight audiences through a fascinating celebration of Africa’s diverse traditions.

Los Pampas Gauchos 

Los Pampas Gauchos is an exciting, fast-paced show which blends the traditional folk dancing of Argentina with the
 thrill of modern showmanship and comedy. This unique and entertaining show paints a vibrant visual of this fascinating culture.

 Celtic Coast 

Led by Cape Breton Island musical ambassador and award-winning singer/songwriter Buddy MacDonald, Celtic Coast features original music and traditional tunes inspired by the diverse musical heritage of Nova Scotia, Canada. Joining MacDonald are Rachel Davis on fiddle, and multi-instrumentalist Darren McMullen, two of Cape Breton’s brightest young talents.

The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra 

 This unique ensemble plays a variety of world music, all arranged for the ukulele. Their professional musical talents on the ukulele, along with their hilarious antics, make this show unlike anything else. Hailing from locations around the United Kingdom, this group brings an all-new experience to Dollywood’s Festival of Nations. Combining British comedy with the traditional Hawaiian instrument, The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra breaks down musical borders! 

There are many more groups entertainers performing during this amazing month long event! Hope you can join us in celebrating all of the wonderful nations!

Call us at 865-908-7935 or visit our website at to reserve your visit with us we are located only a mile from Dollywood. You are almost close enough to walk! Almost! 

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