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56th Annual Marshall University International Festival
November 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 56th annual International Festival, sponsored by the Office of International Student Services, returns to Marshall University from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus.
Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. Guests are encouraged to purchase international food samples from our local vendors during the event. Participating restaurants include Hibachi Japanese Stakehouse, Jewel City Seafood, Kustom Kreams, Marshall Dining by Sodexo and New China Garden Buffet.
The festival is West Virginia’s largest and longest-running international festival, featuring international foods, world music, dance and displays representing many countries and cultures.
Children attending the event will have the opportunity to have a “passport” filled as they travel to various student booths representing more than 20 different countries. The Physics and Engineering departments will have a demonstration tables and hands-on activities. Face painting, popcorn, a photo booth, games, crafts and more will also be available throughout the event, including a special appearance by Marshall University’s Marco.