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The Newmarket Heritage Festival was recognized by New Hampshire magazine as the best festival in the Granite State.

MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA: Thanks for helping to spread the word about the Newmarket Heritage Festival, the Seacoast region’s favorite international block party — a celebration of the arts, culture, history, and community spirit. As the festival draws near, these pages will be updated with new information. Questions? Call 603.659.5588.media photos | calendar listing | press release | past news


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AKWAABA ENSEMBLE RETURNS TO
THE NEWMARKET HERITAGE FESTIVAL: SEPT. 22, 2012
The Seacoast’s International Block Party!

They’re back! Originally from Ghana in West Africa, the Akwaaba Ensemble brings plenty of high-energy rhythm and dance to the Newmarket Heritage Festival. The group’s performances are a reflection of their name, which means ‘welcome’ in the Twi language of the Ashanti tribe of Ghana. Join the international block party and catch the welcome spirit!

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PHOTO #2:
FLAMENCO DANCE PROJECT DEBUTS AT
THE NEWMARKET HERITAGE FESTIVAL: SEPT. 22, 2012
The Seacoast’s International Block Party!

The Flamenco Dance Project makes its debut at this year’s Heritage Festival (Sept. 22), introducing audiences to the intensity, strength, and magic of Flamenco.
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EXTREME JUGGLING AT THE HERITAGE FESTIVAL: SEPT. 22, 2012
The Seacoast’s International Block Party!

Watch and be amazed! Dubbed “one of the hottest juggling acts in the country,” Jason and Matthew Tardy  captivate audiences across the U.S. Their innovative, funny show features everything from high-tech juggling to physical comedy and full-body contortion—all choreographed to up-beat, original music. www.heritage-festival.org


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18th-CENTURY PRINTING PRESS AT WORK DURING HERITAGE FESTIVAL: SEPT. 22, 2012
The Seacoast’s International Block Party

Artisan R.P. Hale operates his 18th-century printing press at the Newmarket Heritage Festival, Sept. 22. He will be printing the eighth in a series of original woodcuts of the town’s historic buildings, created especially for the Heritage Festival. Shown here: “Newmarket Mills,” the print Hale created for the 2009 festival. www.heritage-festival.org

 

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INDIAN DANCERS RETURN TO NEWMARKET HERITAGE FESTIVAL: SEPT. 22, 2012

The Seacoast’s International Block Party

The Indian Dancers of the Seacoast, children from area families with Indian cultural roots, perform intricate and beautiful traditional dances on the main stage at the Newmarket Heritage Festival, Saturday, Sept. 22. www.heritage-festival.org

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