Charlottesville Community Celebrates Diversity Join us on May 14, 2016 at Lee Park—Downtown Charlottesville 10a-4p
Come and celebrate the cultural and linguistic diversity of our local community. The Twelfth Annual Festival of Cultures will be a day of free family-friendly fun with all-day entertainment: music, dance, song, and storytelling. Enjoy hands-on cultural crafts activities, visit cultural exhibits, food, and artisan vendors. The Festival is a gathering place where all can meet, share in, and learn about each others' cultures. Here you can take a passport and "travel the world in Lee Park". The Festival is organized by the Charlottesville City Schools Adult Learning Center with the involvement and support of many other individuals and organizations and provides an opportunity for building bridges of communication between new Americans and established residents. The Festival is in Lee Park on Market Street next to Main Branch of the Library in downtown Charlottesville. This event is FREE and open to the public.
The 12th annual Festival of Cultures at Lee Park in downtown Charlottesville on Saturday, May 9, 10:00am-4:00pm. Featuring exhibits, performances, and hands-on craft activities, the Festival celebrates diversity in our local community. The Festival is organized by the Charlottesville City Schools Adult Learning Center with the involvement and support of many other individuals and organizations.
You can also purchase delicious food from local vendors like the The Australian Pie Guy, Monsoon Siam, Taqueria Mi Ranchitos and Meryam's Bakery. Culturally oriented Artisans will be selling handmade wares. So, stop by and visit Anggely's Designer, Common Thread: Refugee Women's Craft Cooperative, Skin Essentials, Xangetsu Studio, Lola & Bella Designs, Root Radish, Dr. King's Little Luxuries LLC, Madhavi Arts, and Mayan Beadwork.
- Adult Learning Center, Alliance Francaise de Charlottesville, Charlottesville Sister Cities, Charlottesville Office of Human Rights, International School of Charlottesville, The Jefferson Madison Regional Library, Jefferson Area Chip, JAUNT, Sin Barreras (without Borders), Lumnaria Cville/ Cville Sabroso, Literacy Volunteers Charlottesville/Albemarle, Sexual Assault Resource Agency, International Rescue Committee, WTJU (The University of Virginia Community Radio Station), Piedmont Virginia Community College, Blue Ridge Chapter United Nations USA, Tandem Friends School, The Women's Initiative, Program for Academic Exchange (PAX). We encourage you to stop by their tents and tables to find out more about the Charlottesville community.