UNCG’s 33rd International Festival will fill College Avenue and the Jackson Library lawn and Stone lawn on Saturday, April 11, noon – 5 p.m.
Several “new” countries will be represented this year.
Enjoy a variety of delicious foods from around the world – as well as entertainment and performing arts demonstrations from a diverse range of cultures. It will be a family-friendly day of fun and learning. Bring a friend, a family member, a neighbor – or just bring yourself and make some new friends.
“It’s a great opportunity to come together and celebrate the cultures that make us who we are,” said Denise Bellamy, UNCG’s Director of Study Abroad and Exchange Programs, and organizer of the festival.
A total of 53 booths will provides lots to see and do. Booths that are new to the festival this year include Albania, Sudan, Somalia, Jamaica, Finland and many more.
Performances on the outdoor stage will be virtually non-stop:
Time — Country/Region — Performance
Noon India Bollywood Dance
12:15 p.m. South Korea K-Pop Dance
12:45 p.m. Latin America Latin Dance
1:15 p.m. India Bollywood Dance (Children)
1:45 p.m. Middle East Belly Dance Fusion
2:30 p.m. Japan Japanese Taiko Drumming
3:15 p.m. Middle East Dance Troupe Bellysima
3:50 p.m. India Jalwa Dance Performance
4:05 p.m. China/Philippines Kung Fu Demonstration
4:20 p.m. Saudi Arabia Saudi Traditional Dance
4:40 p.m. South Korea K-Pop Dance
4:50 p.m. India Bollywood Dance
The event is sponsored by the UNCG International Students Association, International Programs Center and Student Government Association.
The rain site will be in the Atrium of the Coleman Building (formerly known as HHP Building). Please use the West Drive entrance (over the bridge). Admission and parking at the Walker Parking Deck are free.
Details are at www.uncg.edu/ipg/isa/ifest.