I Fest

I Fest 2016 will be held on Friday, April 15th in Grant Gymnasium.

Hafsa Flyer

 

I-Fest 2016– One World, Many Stories– highlights the importance of storytelling and self-expression in the formation of culture and identity. I-Fest features performances from renowned storyteller Oba William King, Spoken Word poet Kealoha, filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro, and headline artist Kane Smego, an international SLAM Poet.

Both Kane and Kealoha will also be leading workshops at 2 pm for students prior to the event; these students will also have the opportunity to perform on stage with Kane and Kealoha during the I-Festivities. Registration for the poetry workshops is now available at http://bit.ly/22gDHFB.

Join us from 5-9 PM for workshops, performances, international foods, photo booths, and international education in the Grant Gymnasium on Friday, April 15.

Explore your identity and share your story at I-Fest 2016.

This event is brought to you by the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs and the Student Activity Fee.

Free and open to the public.

Volunteers needed to help with decorations, poetry workshops, food pickup, food education and much more! Volunteer sign up at http://ow.ly/ZsfEq.

The annual Webster University International Festival, or I Fest, is held each year in April. The annual exposition features food, music, dance, and displays, representing many different countries and cultures. The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs presents I Fest each year to celebrate and showcase the international diversity of Webster University.

I Fest features professional performances, student performances, arts and crafts, cultural booths with international games, cultural activities, a variety of ethnic foods and sweets. I Fest provides Webster University international students an opportunity to be ambassadors for cross-cultural sharing.

To view photos from past I Festivities view our Flickr account !!

2015 I Fest Rhythms of the World

2014 I Fest Colors of the World: Celebrating Holidays through Color, view our Flickr account.

2013 I Fest Caravan of Cultures

Check out our videos from I Fest 2012 Bridging Cultures

St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society

Bollywood Dance by Webster University students

Chinese Guzheng Performance by Webster University student

Music of Mexico performed by Webster University students and Sr. Pedro Castillo