2022 Entertainment Application

Applications due Monday, July 18, 2022.

If you have any questions, contact Darryl Ann McCarthy at (978) 538-5702 or ifestpeabody@gmail.com.


In order for an eligible individual/organization to be considered for participation in the International Festival, they must complete the application form and submit it within the required time parameters.

*Late applications will be considered at the discretion of the International Festival Committee.


The International Festival Committee is organized and operated to utilize a combination of funding from the City of Peabody and private contributions to provide the maximum benefits to the entire Peabody Community.  The Committees goals are to:

  1. Highlight the ethnic diversity that comprises and strengthens the City.
  2. Present examples of the various ethnic groups’ art, culture, music, dance, literature and food.
  3. Provide an opportunity for diverse individuals and groups to work together on a community project that positively contributes to the quality of life in Peabody.
  4. Provide a showcase of artists of all cultures and expertise (for example: fine arts, sculpture, music, dance, narrative arts etc.) to present their work to the community.
  5. Provide a day of total enjoyment and entertainment for young and old, to highlight the educational and historical culture of the community.
  1. All entertainment should reflect the unique characteristics of the ethnic group which is represented.
  2. All entertainers must be willing to perform on the scheduled rain date, if necessary.
  3. Entertainers will be limited to the time assigned them for performance.
  4. Entertainers are not allowed to solicit contributions from the audience.
  5. A piano will not be available.
  6. Entertainers may NOT go into the audience nor invite audience members on stage.

Contact Information

We will link to your website and/or Facebook page on the website Entertainment page.

Performance Information

This will be needed when introducing your group at the Festival.
An audio or video link must accompany any NEW entertainment application.
Music, dance, theater, etc. Please be specific as to type and ethnic character.
*This includes your set up and break up time. Performers must plan accordingly to not disrupt the schedule.
The International Festival Committee will provide the sound system, microphones, and amplifiers.
If you have any special time requests (i.e. performing time) please put that here – we will do our best to accommodate all special time requests.
Please sign name saying you understand.