White House Announces 2014 Easter Egg Roll Lineup - NBC4 Washington

White House Announces 2014 Easter Egg Roll Lineup



    White House Announces 2014 Easter Egg Roll Lineup
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    Children roll eggs during the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House April 21 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people are expected to attend the 136-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    The White House announced the talent for the 2014 Easter Egg Roll hosted on the South Lawn.

    First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative is the inspiration for this year's event, and the "Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape" theme is apparent in most of the events, including an "Eggtivity Zone Obstacle Course," Yoga Garden, basketball and tennis on the presidential courts, and Hop to It! -- an instructional dance party.

    Twelve-year-old singer Cam Anthony is slated to perform the opening National Anthem. Singers Ariana Grande and Candice Glover and DJ Beauty & the Beatz will also take the Rock 'n' Egg Roll stage.

    Other special guests include former Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, former NBA start Adrian Dantley, Olympic fencer Maria Cruz Garcia and sports journalist Bonnie Bernstein.

    More than 30,000 people from across the U.S. are expected to attend.

    The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at 6:45 p.m.