Culturefest returns Nov. 4

The University of Maine Office of International Programs and International Student Association will host its annual celebration of cultures from 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center.  

The 36th Culturefest will feature international foods, cultural exhibits, children’s activities and a style show. The family-friendly event, which is free and open to the public, is an opportunity for the university’s international community to showcase their talents and traditions.

This year, over 100 international students representing more than 40 countries will be participating in the event. Campus groups involved in Culturefest include the Asian Student Association, African Student Association, German Club and Spanish Language Club. Community organizations including the Girl Scouts of Maine, Catholic Charities of Maine and CISV Maine (Children’s International Summer Villages) will also participate. 

Visit the Office of International Programs website for more information.