5th Annual Global Street Fair: Celebration of the Nations

Posted by Rachael Wilbur

Emory & Henry College is hosting the 5th annual Global Street Fair to kick off the school year on Friday, August 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. on the lawn of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts.

The public is invited to attend this fun and culturally-enhancing event.

The event celebrates nations all over the world. Visitors can enjoy live music provided by Emory & Henry’s own Roger Ramsey from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., followed by the Marcel Portilla Band, who will play two sets from 5 to 5:45 and 6:15-7 p.m., and karaoke with JGreat Entertainment from 7 to 8 p.m. Salsa dancing lessons with BJ Goliday will also be offered during the Marcel Portilla Band’s sets.

International cuisine will be served at the event, and local vendors will have arts and crafts items for sale. You don’t want to miss petting the alpacas, the bungee jumping station, and henna tattoos. Emory & Henry student organizations will run themed stations representing different countries around the world. $2,000 in study abroad grants will be given away to current E&H students. You must be present to win either one of two travel grants of $500 each during intermission and two more for karaoke winners.

Emory & Henry is a national leader in providing the highest quality liberal arts education that combines tradition and innovation as it fulfills our historic commitment to transform lives and to create positive social change in our region, our nation, and the world. Our traditions provide the context for our pursuit of excellence, as we engage a diverse group of well-qualified men and women in educational experiences that lead to lives of service, productive careers, and global citizenship.

  • Emory & Henry College is hosting the 5th annual Global Street Fair.

    Emory & Henry College is hosting the 5th annual Global Street Fair. 

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