TENTATIVE SCHEDULE - updated: 30 March 2010
10 am – Festival Begins / Cherokee Elementary School Traditional Singers. Cherokee. NC .confirmed
10:30 am – Dance by Olga Nesterova team / Continued International Music by DJ confirmed
11 am – Indonesian Gamelan / Directed by Dr. Will Peebles confirmed
Noon – Drumming circles / Michelle Cooper confirmed
12:05 pm – Flag procession by international students confirmed
12:10 pm – Welcome Address by Dr. Lois Petrovich-Mwaniki / IPS Director confirmed
• Guest Speaker – WCU Provost Dr. Kyle Carter confirmed
12:20 pm – Drumming circles / Michelle Cooper confirmed
1 pm – Highlands Pipes and Drums / Michael Waters confirmed
1:30 pm – Hawk Brown, Flutist, representing the Warriors of aniKituhwa confirmed
2:00 pm – May Pole Celebration / Lianna Costantino confirmed
2:30 pm – Whimzik / Music by Glen and Kjelsty Kastrinos confirmed
3:00pm – Kendo-club / Martial Arts Performance confirmed
3.30pm – Music by Campus Rock confirmed
FESTIVAL MAP (TENTATIVE)
SPONSORS -- Always looking for sponsorship to make the International Festival better each year !
Throughout its 30 years, the annual International Festival, or I-Fest, has provided the WCU community with a unique opportunity - a chance to engage and explore world cultures and fascinating traditions through a wide range of mediums, including Food, Music, Dance and Artistry. I-Fest is a 5-6 hour-long celebration, which occurs in early April. Festival coordinators usually expect attendance to reach betwteen 1,000-1,500 visitors.
VOLUNTEERS -- thanks to all who volunteered and assisted those who both worked at and / or attended the International Festival this year.
COMMUNITY -- thanks to all who attended from around the Cullowhee area. Your support is much appreciated !!