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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Native American Flute, Art and Cultural Festival

Musical Echoes 2013, a celebration of Native American culture, art and music, highlighting the extraordinary Native American flute, will be held at Fort Walton Landing, 139 Brooks Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL, beginning on Friday, April 19 at noon and continuing through Sunday, April 21 at 3:30pm.

Musical Echoes has become a world class event recognized as the best American Indian flute festival, with attendance over 15,000 enjoying a full schedule of performances from internationally acclaimed Native American musicians and dancers including return favorites such as Johnny Lipford, Autumns Child, and dancer Nikki Crisp.

Kevin Locke, known throughout the world as the preeminent player of the indigenous Northern Plains flute, traditional storyteller, and educator, will make his first appearance at Musical Echoes this year.

Along with the full schedule of concerts, you can interact with Native American craftsmen who will be displaying their arts and selling their wares. Learn to play a Native American style flute in the free beginners’ class; shop the outdoor market for Native American art, jewelry, beadwork, clothing, food and much more; and take part in the annual Torchlight Remembrance Ceremony.

The goal of Musical Echoes is to create a quality Native American Music and Arts celebration. Take the family to enjoy this alcohol-free, fun event that is always free of charge, providing an opportunity to experience this nation’s rich Native American culture through music and art. Musical Echoes is co-presented by Musical Echoes Flute Festival Inc. and the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Visit www.musicalechoes.org for more information on the event.

For more information about top events in Florida take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Florida