First at Four: 2016 Sarus Festival set to kick off July 6

First at Four: 2016 Sarus Festival set to kick off July 6

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The 2016 Sarus Festival is coming to Wilmington starting this week.

The festival, which focuses on various forms of performing arts, will take place July 6 through July 10.

Officials said the festival creates platforms for presentation and exchange for a broad range of artistic expressions, from dance and theater, to visual art, installation, film, lecture demonstrations, and workshops.

The festival typically has around 40 groups involving 70 participants that take place in various locations throughout Wilmington including UNCW and CFCC.

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