International Festival of Cultures Set to Bring People Together on Mar. 2

Photo from 2016 International Festival of Cultures in Rocky Mount. Source: City of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Photo from 2016 International Festival of Cultures in Rocky Mount. Source: City of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

The city of Rocky Mount’s International Festival of Cultures, hosted by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, showcases the variety of diverse communities that call Rocky Mount, North Carolina home.

The International Festival of Cultures will take place Saturday, March 2, 2019, noon-4pm, and this annual event has become an area favorite.

Said Archie Jones, Human Relations director for the city of Rocky Mount:

“This festival brings our community together and shows us how our diversity empowers us. From the food to the fashion and the friendly atmosphere, this event showcases the best of our city — the many cultures that call Rocky Mount home.”

Guests will have the opportunity to sample exotic foods, visit vendors, and enjoy a fashion show and multi-cultural entertainment featuring Rocky Mount citizens with origins from around the globe. The Central American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, African-American, and Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe communities and traditions will be on display. Local food vendors will represent A Taste of Rocky Mount with their delectable delicacies.

The International Festival of Cultures is held in the Brown Auditorium on the campus of Nash Community College, 522 N Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount, NC.

For more information, call 252.972.1181.

 

Source: Jessie Nunery and Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount

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