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Global fun at UNCG I-Fest April 11

Photo of international students from 2012 iFestA great diversity of food samples and entertainment awaits.

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

Break

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.