International Day Celebration

November 18, 2023 | Campus Events Community Featured
International Day Celebration


10:00 am - 12:30 pm

November 18

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

International Day Celebration festival is free, family friendly, and open to the public. Highlights of the festival are cultural dance performances, a  display of traditional attire from around the world and country booths where attendees can explore cultures from around the world through crafts, food, games, puzzles,  storytelling, and displays of artifacts and clothing.

Entertainment for the day includes:
Kenya Ajanaku: Experience the rhythms and folklore of Africa. This performance includes storytelling and drums that celebrates the African culture. Audience participation  involves hand-picked audience members to dance and play African instruments.

Samba Bom: A Midwest-based music and dance ensemble that plays authentic Brazilian music including samba, bossa nova, Brazilian jazz, olodum, forro, chorinho, among  others. The Batucada is an exciting, all-percussive jam session that brings any audience to its feet to dance along with the group — just like Carnaval festivities in Rio de Janeiro.