Sesame Flyers set to perform at first Public Arts festival at Floyd Bennett Field, April 19-21

Executive Director of Sesame Flyers, Curtis Nelson.
Sesame Flyers

Popular Award-winning Sesame Flyers Ensemble is expected to showcase its artistic musical flare during a live performance at the very first Public Arts Festival, at Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn from April 19-21.

The International Sesame Flyers Inc. that recently unveil a billboard over its Youth and Cultural Center on Church Avenue, Brooklyn to commemorate its 39th years providing artistic, and educational programs, and who has won numerous awards for its participation in the Children’s Labor Day Carnival in Crown Heights, is expected provide stirring pan music at the festival.

The free family-friendly weekend-long evenings being hosted by the Jamaica Rockaway Parks Conservancy, will commence with an Opening Night Artist Preview & Reception from 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., on Friday, April 19.

The festival continues Saturday, April 20, with live musical performances by the Wild Yaks, and Batala Marching Band, from 5:45 p.m. – 8 p.m. An all-aged Activities Video Projection Mapping, headed by students from Brooklyn College and Fashion Institute of Technology will be included in the festivities.

Additionally, a Silent Dance Party & Quiet Events DJs sets will entertain attendees from 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

The festival will end on Sunday, April 21, with a site-specific digital art works projection mapped onto the façade of historic Hangars 3 & 4 as a celebration of the park’s rich history and vibrant future, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The festival coincides with the conclusion of Gateway National Recreation Area’s 50th anniversary year as a destination for millions of New Yorkers and visitors to enjoy a National Park experience in the urban environment and the anticipated rehabilitation and reactivation of these significant structures.

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