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Emily Outen
Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
757-864-7022
emily.s.outen@nasa.gov

Megan Steele or Toni Williams
Virginia Air & Space Center
757-727-0900, ext. 730 or 705
msteele@vasc.org or twilliams@vasc.org
03.30.09
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : 09-022
 
 
09-022: World's Biggest Space Party Comes to Hampton Roads
 
 

Hampton, Va. -- The world's biggest space party is coming to Hampton Roads. Partygoers will join 198 cities in 51 countries for Yuri's Night, a celebration of space exploration, Saturday, April 4, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.

Yuri's Night Hampton Roads' high-tech theme will focus on space exploration and what is new and exciting at NASA. The event will feature a fusion of entertainment including a laser light show, Hampton Roads' favorite DJ, Jey One, a "Mars"tini lounge, star gazing, dance demonstrations, high-tech NASA exhibits, live art displays, robots and more.

Reporters are invited to attend Yuri's Night Hampton Roads Saturday, April 4 from 7 p.m. to midnight. For more information, contact Megan Steele at 757-727-0900, ext. 730 or Emily Outen at 757-864-7022.

The following schedule of events is planned for Yuri's Night Hampton Roads:

  • 6:30 p.m. -- Doors Open
     
  • 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. -- DJ Jey One/Dancing
     
  • 8:00 p.m. -- Reggae with The Prisoners on Observation Deck
     
  • 8:00 - 8:45 p.m. -- Dance Demos
    - Belly Dancing by Neferteri
    - Dancing and Martial Arts by Capoeira Resistencia
    - Folk Dance and Belly Dance Fusion by Dancing Turtle Folk Arts of Fields Dance Studio
  • 8:45 - 9:45 p.m. -- DJ Jey One/Dancing
     
  • 9:45 - 10:30 p.m. -- Dance Demos
    - Belly Dancing by Neferteri
    - Dancing and Martial Arts by Capoeira Resistencia
    - Folk Dance and Belly Dance Fusion by Dancing Turtle Folk Arts of Fields Dance Studio
  • 10:30 - 11:00 p.m. -- DJ Jey One/Dancing
     
  • 11:00 - 11:30 p.m.
    - Welcome by Congressman Glenn Nye
    - Costume Contest Winners Announced
    - Galactic Laser Light Show
  • 11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. -- DJ Jey One/Dancing
     
  • 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. -- Observation Deck Open
    - Reggae by The Prisoners -- Band starts at 8 p.m.
    - Stargazing with the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Club

Yuri's Night Hampton Roads is presented by NASA Langley and the Virginia Air & Space Center with additional support from National Institute of Aerospace, Bud Light, Skyy Vodka, 96X, Monster Energy Drinks, Vigyan, Zel Technologies, Inc., Analytical Mechanics Associates, Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Science Applications International Corporation and Virginia Space Grant Consortium.

For more information on the event, visit:

www.yurihr.com

For more information on NASA Langley, visit:

www.nasa.gov/langley

For more information on the Virginia Air & Space Center, visit:

www.vasc.org



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