Festival of Nations

For 86 years, the Festival of Nations has inspired people throughout the region to discover more about our world and embrace the rich cultural diversity brought to us by immigrants from around the globe.


Read More  2018 Highlights and Activities
May 3rd - May 6th, 2018
175 W Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102
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Explore The Festival

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Taste

Treat your taste buds with Halušky and surprise your palate with Kukhura Ko Masu. From Norwegian lefse to Thai noodles, the Festival’s WORLD CAFÉ features more than 30 different ethnic food vendors.

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International Marketplace and Bazaar

Reminiscent of street markets around the world, DISCOVER a diverse collection of ethnically-inspired crafts, toys, fabrics, clothing and more designed to intrigue any global citizen.

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Performances

Three entertainment areas featuring traditional dancing and music representing cultures from around the globe. Visit our World Stage, Café Stage, and our Atrium Stage.

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Demonstrations

INTERACT with folk artisans dedicated to preserving the techniques and methods passed down through generations to create exceptional handicrafts.

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Exhibits

ENGAGE with representatives from nations in every time zone and gain deeper insight into their cultural legacies by visiting these thought-provoking artistic visual displays.

Experience

Play a game of Bocce Ball, then a game of chess on the giant chess board. Take a mini-language lesson, then jump in to an ethnic dance lesson. Venture through the different Festival of Nations areas and join in the many activities that you will find.

Support

Minnesota State Arts

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


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