Mar. 16 - Apr. 14, 2019

Find The Rhythm That Moves You

Rhythm moves us, food unites us and culture helps us not only celebrate our differences but also helps us see that we are not so different after all.
Find the rhythm that moves you this spring at Dollywood's Festival of Nations. Try out new dances with Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba, Learn new beats at Drumstruck and more!

Explore New Worlds

Cuba Vibra!

In her “Cuba Vibra!,” Ms. Alfonso’s Havana-based company, in only 45 minutes, will celebrate the development of Cuban music and dance from the 1950s to the present with the aid of 18 dancers and an onstage big band.

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Billed as the first interactive drum-theatre experience presents exhilarating traditional African beats, an incredibly talented cast and uncontainable, explosive energy.

Grab Your Drum

Treat Your Tastebuds

From the authentic recipes by celebrity chef Pepin to sweet baked treats like cannoli, let your taste buds travel the globe by experiencing the wide range of options available at Festival of Nations.

Featured Chefs

Our newest expansion to Festival of Nations features a range of chef demonstrations during this season’s Festival of Nations!

Celebrate opening weekend with celebrity Chef Pepin from Cuba and enjoy his signature recipes throughout the festival.

A Passport To Global Cuisines

Travel the world with our Passport to Food as your taste buds experience an expanded international menu with savory and sweet delights!

Stamp Your Passport

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