CORONA — An outdoor arts festival celebrating various cultures throughout the world with roots in Queens begins Thursday with music and a film.
Bring a blanket or a chair to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for the free event, which will celebrate the cultures of India on July 31, Brazil on Aug. 7, Cuba on Aug. 14 and Korea on Aug. 21.
Sonali Skandan and Jiva Dance will perform classic Indian dances, which will be followed by a screening of "The World Before Her," an award-winning documentary about two women taking different paths in their country.
Galleries and the museum's cafe will stay open until 8 p.m., and there is also a free art workshop for kids before the event's 7 p.m. start time. In case of rain, the festivities move inside.
For more information, visit the Queens Museum's site.