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Activities

GLOBAL VILLAGE
Middle and high schools from various surrounding counties team with international students from the GSU Global Ambassadors Program to create educational country booths. These booths will form the Global Village which will represent several countries. Factual information, arts & crafts, and other educational activities will be available at each booth. Come see what the students create! Global Village Guidelines

“IT’S A SMALL WORLD”
Free international arts & crafts for children: World Map Puzzle, World Bingo, Chinese Lanterns, Languages/Calligraphy, Mexican Paper Flowers, Kabuki Warrior Mask, Global Village Search and International Storytime!

WORLD CRAFT BAZAAR
Purchase unique items from Haiti, Ghana, China, Taiwan, Kenya, Korea, Trinidad, and the Philippines!

INTERNATIONAL FOOD COURT
Sample international foods from various countries such as Argentina, Greece, India, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and Mexico!

WORLD STAGE
Cultural entertainment will be performed on the World Stage including music, dance and more!

WORLD STAGE PERFORMERS:

View Performance Lineup

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Forms

 

Food Vendor Application pdf
Bazaar Vendor Application pdf
World Stage Performer Application pdf

 

Volunteer

How to Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer at the International Festival, please fill out the volunteer form or email Angie Threatte at athreatte@georgiasouthern.edu

Areas you may assist in:

  • Global Village
  • “It’s A Small World”
  • Set-up & Breakdown/Clean-up of Festival
  • Operating Coca-Cola Stand
  • Face Painting
  • Sand Art
  • Welcome/Info Table
  • Selling International Festival Items
  • Directing Traffic for Vendor & Performer Special Parking Area
Directions to Mill Creek Regional Park

From I-16 (Macon)

Travel east on I-16 until you come to the Statesboro/Claxton exit (Exit 116). Exit right onto off-ramp. Turn left onto Hwy 301 North to Statesboro. Travel through three traffic lights until you get to the 4th traffic light at the Highway 301 Bypass . Take a right onto the bypass (Hwy 301 N.) You will stay on the bypass and go through 5 traffic lights (Akins Blvd,Lanier Drive, Highway 67, Brannen Street Connector, and Highway 80). At the 6th traffic light, take a right off the bypass (Hwy 24 to Oliver/Newington). Mill Creek Regional Park and Splash in the Boro are approximately 1 mile on the right (through 1 traffic light). Enter through the main (second) entrance.

From I-16 (Savannah)

Travel west on I-16 until you come to the Statesboro exit (Exit 127). Exit right onto off-ramp. Turn right onto Hwy 67 North to Statesboro. Travel on Hwy 67 North until you get to traffic light at the Hwy 301 Bypass. Take a right onto the bypass (301 N.). You will stay on the bypass and go through 2 traffic lights. At the 3rd traffic light, take a right off the bypass (Hwy 24 to Oliver/Newington). Mill Creek Regional Park and Splash in the Boro are approximately 1 mile on the right (through 1 traffic light). Enter through the main (second) entrance.

From Hwy 25/80 (Augusta/Swainsboro)

Travel east on Hwy 80. Upon entering Statesboro, travel to Hwy 80/301 North intersection (Raco gas station will be on the right). Continue through Hwy 80/301 N. intersection on Hwy 80. Go through 1 traffic light (Advanced Auto Parts will be on the left). At the next traffic light (Bright Ideas on left), take a left onto East Main Street (Hwy 24 to Oliver/Newington). Travel approximately 3 miles (through 2 traffic lights) and Mill Creek Regional Park and Splash in the Boro are on the right. Enter through the main (second) entrance.

 

Contact Us
If you have more questions about this event, please feel free to contact:

Angie Threatte
Festival Coordinator
Georgia Southern University
Center for International Studies
P.O. Box 8106
Statesboro, GA 30460-8106
(athreatte@georgiasouthern.edu)

Physical Address
5539 Forest Drive Ste. 1321
Statesboro, GA 30458
Phone: 912-478-0570
Fax: 912-478-0824

International Festival Evaluation Form

Center for International Studies • PO Box 8106 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-0332 • interstd@georgiasouthern.edu