The University of Maine Office of International Programs and International Students Association will host a daylong celebration of cultures on Saturday, Nov. 2 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center on the Orono campus.
The 26th annual Culturefest will feature international cultural exhibits, a food court, children’s activities, style show and performances from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public, and provides the university’s international students a place to showcase their talents and traditions.
The festival usually attracts more than 1,200 visitors from across Maine. This year, over 150 students will participate in the festivities and more than 40 countries will be represented.
Members of UMaine’s international and multicultural student organizations will serve a variety of international cuisine for purchase in the food court.
For more information on Culturefest, visit the Culturefest website or call 207.581.3437. The New Balance Student Recreation Center is handicap accessible and a sign language interpreter will be available during the event.