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International Festivals

2018 Asian Fest

Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Asia without leaving Indy!  The 2018 Asian Fest is on Sunday, June 24, 12-5 pm at the Indiana State Museum.  Burma takes the center stage this year as the featured country with special exhibits and displays.  Admission is FREE.

Come join us and enjoy traditional music, dance, cultural booths representing various Asian countries, children’s activities and, of course, Asian cuisine!


2018 IUPUI International Festival

You are invited to eat, explore, and engage in IUPUI’s global community at the International Festival

Part of IUPUI International Week February, 11-17, 2018!

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Eat FREE FOOD from around the world

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
10:30am to 2:30pm
IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

  • Explore international opportunities on campus and in the community
  • Stop by the Photo Booth and use #GlobalJags and #iloveifest on social media for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card or water bottle
  • Complete your GlobalJags Passport and win a prize!
  • And enjoy performances by dancers, musicians, and more

2017 Indy International Festival

The annual International Festival is central Indiana’s largest and oldest pan‐ethnic celebration!

Hosted by the Nationalities Council of Indiana, the 2017 International Festival showcases Indiana’s ethnic diversity, celebrates our unique ethnic traditions, and encourages cultural exchange.  The fair will take place on Nov. 9th – 11th in the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion of the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1200 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis.

The 2017 International Festival features exhibits from the 50 + ethnic groups represented in Central Indiana as they gather to share their rich cultural histories and traditions. Highlights of the festival include authentic foods from 20+ ethnic vendors; continuous ethnic music and dance by local and national performing groups; Culture Booths hosted by volunteers in traditional dress where you can connect with your own ethnic heritage; artisans demonstrating unique cultural crafts; a Naturalization Ceremony and an International Marketplace offering gifts from around the world.

THEME: Visual Arts Around the World