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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!

 

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Photos
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Forms

 

Food Vendor Application
Pay Vendor Registration Fee Online!
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Bazaar Vendor Application
Pay Registration Fee Online!
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Entertainment 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 until you reach Veterans Memorial Parkway. Take a right onto the bypass.  Stay on the bypass until you reach E. Main St./Hwy 24. Take a right and 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. Festival will be on left directly across from Splash in the Boro.

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 reach Veterans Memorial Parkway. Take a right and stay on until you reach E. Main St./Hwy 24. 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.  Festival will be on left directly across from Splash in Boro.

From Hwy 25/80 (Augusta/Swainsboro)

Travel east on Hwy 80. Upon entering Statesboro, travel to East Main Street and  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. Festival will be on left directly across from Splash in Boro.

 

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