Gilman's Annual Cultural Arts Festival on Sunday, February 9

Highlighting the rich diversity within the Gilman community, the annual Cultural Arts Festival promotes understanding, education, acceptance, respect, and friendship by showcasing art, history, music, customs, entertainment, and food of various cultures throughout the world. The event is on Sunday, February 9, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Parents, children, faculty, and friends of the Gilman community are invited to participate and attend the Cultural Arts Festival. 

You will learn first-hand about Malaysia, Nigeria, India, Iran, Lebanon, Nepal, Germany, Ireland, and more. Many attendees come in the attire of their heritage. The exhibits include giveaways and hands-on activities for children and our performances include music, dance, storytelling, and martial arts. In addition, we offer samples of favorite and exotic foods from around the world, prepared by Gilman families and exhibitors. 


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What is the Cultural Arts Festival?
A free event that highlighting the rich diversity within the Gilman community, this annual event promotes understanding, education, acceptance, respect, and friendship by showcasing art, history, music, customs, entertainment, and food of various cultures throughout the world.

Who can participate?
Parents, children, faculty, and friends are invited to participate in the Cultural Arts Festival.

What can be displayed?
Gilman supplies tables and tablecloths for the display of items that represent specific elements of a culture. The displays include books, music, clothes, art, cultural artifacts, pictures, and videos.

What about the food?
Volunteers and exhibitors prepare culinary delights associated with various cultures.

What about entertainment?
Exhibitors and volunteers share their rich culture through music, dance and storytelling perform at the festival.

What about volunteering?
Volunteers are needed to display your culture, make a dish to share, set up tables, decorate the gym lobby, contact parents, promote the event, help with food and clean-up.

Where should I park?
Additional parking located in the student lot off of Northern Parkway-one light before/after Roland Ave.

Inclement Weather Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020

For additional questions, please contact tmason@gilman.edu or (410-323-3800 x224)