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One of the largest public events on campus each spring, the 30th Annual UNCG International Festival will be held on College Avenue Saturday, April 14, 2012, at noon. It runs till 5 p.m.

I-Fest presents an opportunity for UNCG and greater communities to celebrate diverse countries of the world and to foster multicultural awareness. The festival promotes cultural appreciation and understanding through music, food, exhibits, educational demonstrations and live entertainment from all regions of the globe. Last year, some 50 different groups hosted booths for the more than 3,000 people in attendance.

Enjoy a full set of cultural dance and song performances throughout the day. UNCG Dining Services will provide international food samples beginning at 1 p.m. New performances include traditional Thai dance sponsored by the Thai Student Association and Chinese Folk Dance sponsored by the Greensboro Chinese Association.

This year, “passports to the world”, which will be distributed at the event, can be stamped as attendees visit numerous country booths and meet representative international students. Parents, children, students and all community members are welcome.

Alternative rain location is the HHP (Health and Human Performance) Building.

It is part of a big day on campus. Some other big happenings include Destination UNCG, Reunion, Classics Day, the Miles Davis Jazz Festival, Spring Dance concerts, and women’s and men’s soccer matches.

Details about I-Fest may be found at www.uncg.edu/ipg/isa/ifest/index.htm.

Visual: Archival photograph from an earlier I-Fest.

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