Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
City of Little Rock Public Relations (501) 371-6801Luis Gonzalez | (o) 501 371 4421 | (c) 501 804 4822 or Ericka Benedicto | (c) 501 350 1954
WHAT: More than 2,500 Little Rock students are expected to participate in the 2014 World Fest. Created in 1994 by the Little Rock Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission, World Fest is a multicultural event that offers a variety of learning experiences. Students are provided with a safe, fun and stimulating environment infused with diversity education. This award-winning festival provides rich learning opportunities to students of all grade levels.
World Fest will feature an international flag procession, showcase of foreign language skills, Native-American dancers, and a Samba Rio carnival, among others. Schools also compete in a world cultural fair contest where students prepare graphic board presentations representing a variety of countries.
WHO: City of Little Rock
Little Rock Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission
WHERE: War Memorial Park
5110 W. Markham St.
Little Rock, Ark. 72205
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 26
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
**VISUALS: The five-hour festival will feature a wide range of activities. Prime opportunity for visuals will take place on the stage from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. World cultural fair exhibits will be available all day.**