31st Annual International Festival


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE - updated: 30 March 2010

10 am – Festival Begins / Cherokee Elementary School Traditional Singers. Cherokee. NC .confirmed

10:30 am – Dance by Olga Nesterova team / Continued International Music by DJ confirmed

11 am – Indonesian Gamelan / Directed by Dr. Will Peebles confirmed

Noon – Drumming circles / Michelle Cooper confirmed

12:05 pm – Flag procession by international students confirmed

12:10 pm – Welcome Address by Dr. Lois Petrovich-Mwaniki / IPS Director confirmed

Guest Speaker – WCU Provost Dr. Kyle Carter

12:20 pm – Drumming circles / Michelle Cooper confirmed

1 pm –  Highlands Pipes and Drums / Michael Waters confirmed

1:30 pm – Hawk Brown, Flutist, representing the Warriors of aniKituhwa confirmed

2:00 pm – May Pole Celebration / Lianna Costantino confirmed

2:30 pm – Whimzik / Music by Glen and Kjelsty Kastrinos confirmed

3:00pm – Kendo-club / Martial Arts Performance confirmed

3.30pm – Music by Campus Rock confirmed



SPONSORS -- Always looking for sponsorship to make the International Festival better each year !  


Throughout its 30 years, the annual International Festival, or I-Fest, has provided the WCU community with a unique opportunity - a chance to engage and explore world cultures and fascinating traditions through a wide range of mediums, including Food, Music, Dance and Artistry. I-Fest is a 5-6 hour-long celebration, which occurs in early April. Festival coordinators usually expect attendance to reach betwteen 1,000-1,500 visitors. 

VOLUNTEERS -- thanks to all who volunteered and assisted those who both worked at and / or attended the International Festival this year.

COMMUNITY -- thanks to all who attended from around the Cullowhee area. Your support is much appreciated !!

I-FEST 2010



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