THEATERAMA! Queens Theatre Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the World's Fair

1964/65 World’s Fanfare, Part I

A Historic Site Tour with Performances

May 26

2:00 PM at the Unisphere  in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
FREE! No tickets needed!

Join us for a special historical tour with popup dance performances in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the 1964/65 World's Fair! Meet at 2:00pm at the Unisphere for an international flag parade in honor of the Fair’s Avenue of Flags. Then, move on to the Fountain of Planets and other Fair sites for popup dance performances for the first of several popup dance performances by companies representing countries present at the World's Fair, including China, Africa, Philippines, Caribbean, Greece, and Ireland. A stop at the Theaterama (current day Queens Theatre) also includes a special demonstration of the Japanese martial art, Aikido, which was first introduced in the U.S. at the Fair.

This event is presented in partnership with Queens Theatre and Queensboro Dance Festival. Additional partners include Untapped NY, Bill Cotter, and Queens Economic Development Corporation.

Dancer in a green and purple shirt and pants performing in front of a two percussionists