OrigiNation A Festival of Native Cultures

Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Noon – 4:00 pm

FREE Admission

About This Event

Presented in conjunction with Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ Discovery Series, OrigiNation offers the opportunity to learn about native cultures of Arizona, Spain and Portugal through music, song, dance, storytelling, demonstrations, food tastings, participatory workshops and a special showcase of the celebrated Pure Spanish Horse (Andalusian).

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Ramana Vieira 

The heartfelt, haunting music of fado, known as the Portuguese version of blues, performed by San Francisco-based singer Ramana, who’s been called “the new voice of Portuguese world music” (Mundo Portuguese Magazine).

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Inspiracion Flamenca

A dynamic and fiery performance featuring internationally trained professional flamenco dancers and musicians.

View the program.

OrigiNation Partners

Asociación Cultural Española de Arizona

ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures – Spanish and Portuguese

Dolce Meridiano

Pepin Restaurante Español

P.R.E – The Foundation for the Pure Spanish Horse

The Discovery Spain + Portugal Advisory Committee

And Others



The Discovery Series is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.


Courtyard Marriott Salt River