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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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  • Connecting Borders

    Connecting Borders

  • 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!


Program and Schedule

Building and Maps

Food and Cultural Vendors Application

Children's World

List of 2017 Activities:

  1. Africa
    • Paper plate masks
    • Clay art
  2. Europe
    • Face painting flags
    • Tic Tac Toe
    • Greek Mythse
  3. East Asia
    • Paper art
    • Paper tube carp
  4. Latin America
    • Seed planting
    • Animal coloring
  5. Middle East
    • Hijab/Saudi head wrap experience
    • Learning your name in other languages
  6. South Asia
    • Beading
    • Wall arts
  7. Movies and Popcorn

International Entertainment

Professional Performers

  • Trinidad Band
  • On the Way to Uskudar
  • Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli
  • Rumki Sarkar (India)
  • Gautam Sarkar (Indian)
  • Everett Smithson Band
  • Urban Flavor
  • Greg Herriges

Cultural Booths

Name/Organization Representing…


Food Booths

Name Serving/Needs


Silent Auction—Heritage Room

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

Bid on donated items in the Heritage Room. Such items may include:

  • Ethnic clothing
  • Jewlery
  • Cards
  • Pottery
  • Household decorations
  • MSU Merchandise

The auction ends at 3:00 p.m.