May 1 Festival Performance Roster

1:00 pm. - 1:10 pm MCs welcome

1:10 pm - 1:20 pm General Welcome/ Land Acknowledgement

1:20 pm - 2:00 pm KetzalCoatlicue dance and presentation of the Medicine Woman Mojiganga 

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Speakers

Featured Speakers--

Diana and Sarahi speak from MIRAC

Markeana & Imani perform spoken word

Rebecca speaks from MN8

2:15 - 2:30 pm Daughters and Sons of Yta, Scandinavian dancers perform

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Speakers

Featured Speakers--

Jae Yates speaks from Twin Cities Coalition 4 Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J)

Silvia Martinez speaks from Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL)

Brandon performs spoken word

Christine speaks from Anti War Committee (AWC)

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Nanilo, Jewish musical group performs

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Twin City Brakerz perform

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Caribbean music group performs: Twin Cities Carifest, supported by Steelpan music performed by PanD directed by James Byron

3:30 pm Cumbiazaso with DJ Vega





Watch this video about the symbolism of the instruments and regalia you will see at the May 1 festival when Kalpulli KetzalCoatlicue performs!

Videographer/Editor: Yani Foreman

Tables and Activities at the Festival

Special Activities

Angie Courchaine will be teaching stilt walking throughout the festival, Maria Cisneros will be face painting starting at 2 p.m. Hennepin county will lead games like corn hole! Roosevelt High students will engage kids in art activities and a turtle crafted by MIGIZI youth will make its debut!

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Image Description: A photograph shows a young person painting a white-winged creature from a series of photographs taken by Spencer Joles, at a MayDay season art workshop in El Colegio high school.

Groups Tabling

MIRAC, UNIDOS, HOBT, Blackbird Printing Press, HCAMN, MN8, Climate Justice Committee, Anti War Committee, Interfaith Coalition on Immigration, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women group, MN Freedom Fund, The Bridge: Youth Outreach, MN Federation of Teachers, Protect MN, Life Tech Medical Unit, Green Ecology with Steve Steuber, Twin Cities Coalition 4 Justice 4 Jamar, FRSO, Mujeres Fuertes Rompiendo Cadenas, Homeless Youth Lead testing, Hennepin County community outreach, child and teen checkup, Hennepin Health

May 1 Events

The May 1 Festival at Four Directions Family Center Parking lot is part of HOBT’s MayDay Season 2022

All other MayDay events in the surrounding community are hosted by other individuals or groups