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  • Fusion and Inclusion

    Fusion and Inclusion

  • Music


  • Colorful Flag Parade

    Colorful Flag Parade

  • Activities for All Ages

    Activities for All Ages

  • Delicious World Foods

    Delicious World Foods

  • Cultural Gifts and Crafts

    Cultural Gifts and Crafts

  • Opening Dignitary Ceremony

    Opening Dignitary Ceremony

  • Silent Auction - Over 200 Items!

    Silent Auction - Over 200 Items!


  • List of activities and attractions coming soon!
  • Admission and Parking is FREE!
  • For more up-to-date information on our Facebook Event's page

Program and Schedule

Please watch the site for updates as the event gets closer!

Building and Maps

CSU Floor Plan (broken link)

Campus Map (broken link)

Application Forms

Student Booth - CLOSED


[PDF] Children's Art Contest (985 KiB)


Check out the full poster [PDF] here (4 MiB).

NEW: Children's Art Contest

The Mankato Area International Festival Committee is excited to announce the Children’s Art Contest for our 2019 Festival.

THEME: Postcards to the World

For more information click [PDF] here (143 KiB).

[PDF] Template (796 KiB).

Children's World

This year's Children's World theme is "Holi." To celebrate the event, children are encouraged to wear their most colorful clothing to the event! The room will be decorated with bright colors and much more!

List of Activities:

  1. More information available soon.

International Entertainment

Professional Performers

Everett Smithson Bands

Greg Herriges 

Patsy O'Brien

Charles Berry

Indigenous Roots

Funtime Funktions

Sarkar Gautam

    Student Dance Performers

    Student Song Performers

    Other Student Performers

Cultural Booths


AFS Intercultural Programs

Friendship Family Program

YMCA Brother/Sister Program

Divas Fair Trade

Greater Mankato Diversity Council

Nepali Student Committee

Japanese Intercultural Association

European Student Union

IUGB Alumni and Friends Network (Ivory Coast)

Saudi Student Association

Food Booths

Steamed Momos with Sauce

Terriyaki Chicken

Ivorian Donut Holes

Kimchi Hotdogs

Meat Pies


Biryani and Mango Lassi

European Student Union

IUGB Alumni and Friends Network (Ivory Coast)

Saudi Student Association

Silent Auction

Silent Auction proceeds help to fund scholarships for international students as well as future International Festivals.

Bid on donated items. Such items may include:

  • Ethnic clothing

  • Jewlery

  • Cards

  • Pottery

  • Household decorations

  • MSU Merchandise

The auction ends at 2:00 p.m.