12th Annual International Festival
Elementary, middle and high schools, as well as home and charter schools, from various surrounding counties team with international students from the Georgia Southern 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
Schools participating this year and countries represented: Langston Chapel Middle School (India), OACHE (Nepal), Portal Middle/High School (Spain), Screven County Middle School (Italy), Southeast Bulloch High School (Denmark), Statesboro Steam (Nigeria), Swainsboro Middle School (United Kingdom), William James Middle School (Brazil).
If your school would like to participate, please contact Angie Threatte.
“IT’S A SMALL WORLD”
Free international arts & crafts for children: African Beaded Necklaces, Henna Hand Print Tattoos, Denmark Viking Ships, Spanish Fans, Spanish Fans, Brazilian Carnival Masks, Italy Leaning Tower of Pisa, Face Painting, and Global Village Search!
WORLD CRAFT BAZAAR
Purchase unique items from China, Ghana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Trinidad!
INTERNATIONAL FOOD COURT
Sample international foods from various countries such as Argentina, Bahamas, France, Greece, India, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mexico!
Cultural entertainment will be performed on the World Stage including music, dance and more! Exclusive Sponsor of the World Stage is the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management!
How to Become a Sponsor Online!
Contribute Directly to Georgia Southern University
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Slideshow Coming Soon with 2015 Festival Photos!
|Food Vendor Application
Pay Vendor Registration Fee Online!
|Bazaar Vendor Application
Pay Registration Fee Online!
|Info Table Application|
How to Volunteer
Areas you may assist in:
- Global Village
- “It’s A Small World”
- African Beaded Necklaces
- Brazilian Carnival Masks
- Denmark Viking Ships
- Henna Hand Print Tattoos
- Italy Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Spanish Fans
- 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.
Courtesy of Studio Statesboro
If you have more questions about this event, please feel free to contact:
Georgia Southern University
Office of International Programs & Services
P.O. Box 8106
Statesboro, GA 30460-8106
5539 Forest Drive Ste. 1321
Statesboro, GA 30458
Last updated: 2/23/2017