Exposure to the arts in childhood is a very strong predictor of participation in the arts as an adult. Indeed, it [is] even a stronger prediction than age or income. So it’s crucial to get people in the culture habit while they’re young.

– Arts Data Profile 2015 Report, National Endowment for the Arts

2015 Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Presented by


Bloomingfoods Market & Deli

Bloomingfoods promotes healthy, high quality, sustainable, and environmentally-sound products at a fair price. Our commitment to sustainable agriculture, artisanal producers of local products, and delicious regional foods are a few of the things that set us apart.


Blueline Media Productions

Blueline Media Productions is a full-service creative agency specializing in branding, photography and video located downtown Bloomington! Also ran as a creative co-op and art gallery.


Indiana University Bloomington

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s eight campuses, known for innovation, creativity, and academic freedom.


Corporate Sponsors

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IU Office of the Provost



Benefactor Sponsors

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IU SPEA logo
IU School of Public Health
Lou & Sybil Mervis Chair
of Jewish Culture &
the Arts, Robert A. &
Sandra S. Borns Jewish
Studies Program
ONB One World
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Main Stage Sponsors

Cornerstone Information Systems, Inc.
Dr. Jill R. Reitmeyer, DDS on behalf of Dental Care Center
Herald-Times Newspaper
IU Auditorium
IU Office of the Vice President for International Affairs

Spotlight Sponsors

BBQ Train
Bunger & Robertson, Attorneys at Law
CFC, Inc.
Dr. Lisa J. Baker, DDS, of Baker Family Dentistry, PC
French Lick Resort
Grease Monkey
Innovative Financial Solutions
IU Center for the Study of Global Change
IU Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center
ISU – The May Agency
Loren Wood Builders
Karen Pitkin, RE/MAX Realty Professionals
Oliver Winery
SANDRA CLARK counseling + consulting
Solution Tree
The Chocolate Moose
The Ryder Magazine
Vibe Yoga

Collaborator Sponsor

Friends of Old Time & Celtic Music
Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers
Mann Plumbing
Meadowood Retirement Community
Women of Lotus

Community Sponsors

Adams Arbor Care
Big Red Liqours
Cairril.com Design & Marketing, Inc.
Center for Wholism
Chris Clark Realtor
Downtown Bloomington, Inc.
FC Tucker Realtors
Fresh Figs Marketing, LLC
Grazie! Italian Eatery
Hagemeyer Construction
Hurley Appraisals
Indiana University Credit Union
Indiana University Alumni Association
IU African Studies
IU College of Arts and Science – Institute for European Studies
IU Department of Central Eurasian Studies
IU Department of French and Italian
IU Department of International Studies
IU East Asian Studies
IU Foster Global Village Living – Learning Center
IU Latino Studies Program
IU Russian and East European Institute
IU Polish Studies Center
Jeanne Walters Real Estate
Kat Domingo Memorial Fund
MarDon Salon
Mira Salon
Monroe County Commissioner Office
Professional Development Group II, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Royal Subaru
Showers Inn
Scoop’s Pet Care
Springpoint Architects
Stephens Honda
Tabletop Productions
Tabor/Bruce Architecture & Design, Inc.
The Peoples State Bank
The Venue
Volunteers of Lotus
WITT Radio
World Wide Automotive Services


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{ 2015 Festival artwork by Vincent Desjardins }