Opening Gala at 2017 San Diego International Kids Film Festival
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  Opening Gala  of 2017 SDIKFF  


Admission: Gala Pass
Performances, Certification Presentation, International Moviestars, Food & Drinks
Time: 6-9PM, August 25, 2017
Location: Club House at The Links at Summerly (29381 Village Pkwy, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530))

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  The Performing Artists (TBA)  
LARRY COSTALES; Actor, Director, Editor; Photographer
Larry originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico, now live in Lake Elsinore, CA; a retired US Marine Corps Reserve Officer, award winning photographer. Working with the USMC Public Affairs Office I started in 83' as a military technical adviser on a film called Invaders From Mars. Since then He has been in various projects in Hollywood from Directing theater, video editing, lighting, and producing my own short projects. Currently he is producing a music interview program called Musica L.A. with 22 episodes completed and still doing theater in Hollywood. During my last tour with the Marine Corps in 2001, he was the Officer In Charge of the base command channel, LCTV, at Camp Lejeune, NC. 2003/4 he was in Kuwait where he hosted USO tours of celebrities and entertainment acts in support of our troops in Kuwait and Iraq. His acting experience has covered plays from Shakespeare to Paul Simon comedies. Visit and to see his works
  Capri Everitt: Singer, Speaker, Youth Ambassador
Capri has just returned to Canada from a journey around the world to 80 countries with her family where she sung the national anthem of each country in the national language to raise money for orphaned, abandoned and abused children. Entitled "Around the World in 80 Anthems", Capri was invited to sing at such venues as the Marseilles Opera House, the Luxembourg Peace Forum, Carnaval Uruguay, the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival and at over 40 SOS children's villages around the globe. Capri was honoured to do a TED Talk at the largest TedX event in Asia in December 2016 and has enjoyed being a guest speaker at We Day for the past two years.
Capri is also a Guinness World Record holder, having just set a new Guinness World Record for "most national anthems sung in their host countries in one year". She is thrilled to be premiering her new short film "Anthems: A Journey Around the World" at San Diego International Kids Film Festival and hopes to continue to raise money and awareness for orphaned and abandoned children around the world. 
  Junhao Liu, Actor
Junhao is a boy who love to perform. He currently is a student of the art school, majored in acting. He has been played many films and TV series. He has been know for “Monkey King Hero is Back” ( the winner of the 2016 San Diego International Kids film festival ); “ You are from the other world”. 
Cady Mariano, Actress, Singer, Dancer
Cady Mariano, age 14, loves acting, singing and dancing. She’s a bona fide “Triple Threat,” earning 2nd Place in San Diego County Fair Triple Threat Contest. Recently she also played various roles in films, TV, and theatres. Performing comes naturally to Cady, she is equally adept in comedic or dramatic roles. She also performs regularly with a local improv group, and she is very active in organizing and performing in charitable events
Lu Xin; Actress
Lu Xin is raising young actress, she started acting from very young age. Enjoy sing and dance. She is the main actress of film “ Please Give me True Love” which is the official selection of this year’s San Diego International Kids’ Film Festival
Ballet Folklorico of Lake Elsinore
This is the Ballet Folklorico of Lake Elsinore. These dancers practice different dances from different regions of Mexico. The dresses you will see today are the ones from the state of Sinaloa. Sinaloa is from the northwestern part of Mexico and the dances are often recognized as Mexico's famous Banda style. Please give a big round of applause to our dancers!

 @2017 San Deigo International Kids' Film Festival