The Maine Edge published a University of Maine news release about the 30th annual Culturefest set Nov. 4 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center. The UMaine Office of International Programs and International Student Association will host the celebration of cultures from 11 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. This year, roughly 60 countries will be represented by more than 150 participants. Organizers expect about 1,500 visitors from the campus and surrounding communities. The Bangor Daily News also mentioned Culturefest in a “Culture Shock” blog entry about local events slated over the weekend.