LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (LR) - More than 2,500 Little Rock students are expected to participate in the 2014 World Fest.
The event happens Fri., Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at War Memorial Park.
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.
You can find a schedule of events below:
9:15 – 9:20 a.m. Welcome and School Roll Call