13th 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 are: Brazil (Screven County Middle School), England (Effingham College & Career Academy STEM), France (South Effingham High School), Honduras (Southeast Bulloch High School), India (William James Middle School), and Japan (Swainsboro Middle School).
If your school would like to participate, please contact Angie Threatte.
“IT’S A SMALL WORLD”
Free international arts & crafts for children: Brazilian Masks, England Crowns, Eiffel Tower, Dea de la Crux Crosses, Lotus Flowers, Japanese Hanging Fish, Henna Hand Print Tattoos, Face Painting, Japanese Calligraphy & Origami, Arabic Calligraphy, and Global Village Search!
WORLD CRAFT BAZAAR
Purchase unique items from China, Ghana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Korea, the Philippines, Peru, Taiwan, and Trinidad!
INTERNATIONAL FOOD COURT
Sample international foods from various countries such as China, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Japan, Latin American countries, Nigeria, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mexico!
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How to Volunteer
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
- 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. Take first paved road to left – directly across from soccer field.
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. Take first paved road to left – directly across from soccer field.
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. Take first paved road to left – directly across from soccer field.
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
261 Forest Drive
Veazey Hall Room 2022
Statesboro, GA 30458
Last updated: 4/15/2013