Dollywood's Festival of Nations 2005

March 26, 2005
Dollywood's Festival of Nations

Dollywood's Festival of Nations kicks off the park's 20th anniversary season with a trip around the world

The fifth annual Festival of Nations kicked off the 20th anniversary season at Dolly's Smoky Mountain theme park. Dollywood's six-week multicultural celebration featured music, dance, art and food from 10 countries. The Moscow Circus headlined this year's festival bringing the pageantry of 25 aerialists, singers, gymnasts, contortionists, clowns and folk musicians.

Other first-time Festival of Nations performers include the Russian Academic Band jazz band, a cappella children's choir Zambian Vocal Collection, Noticky, a children's ensemble and Ondras, a folk singer/dancer ensemble from the Czech Republic.