Free and open to the public
Honor and celebrate diversity, while expanding your cultural awareness, at the annual Quad Cities World Cultures Festival.
Featuring more than a dozen performances by individuals and groups representing the cultures of China, India, Russia, Mexico, Philippines, Africa, Native Americans, Venezuela and more. Visit the educational displays and talk to hosts from 15 countries and states, including Nepal, Pakistan, Syria, and India.
The festival also includes a fashion show for kids and one for adults, a silent auction, food, and more!
This event is hosted by the World Affairs Council of the Quad Cities (WACQC), Quad Cities Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees (QCAIR), and the St. Ambrose University International Studies program. The festival is open to the public and free; however, goodwill donations will support the work and efforts of WACQC and QCAIR.
Part of SAU's College of Arts and Sciences 2017-18 academic theme, Faces of Globalization. Ambrosians and the greater community can attend lectures, performances, and events that explore perspectives on globalization by highlighting differences and our worldwide interconnectedness.