Presented by the International Institute of Minnesota
The Festival of Nations is the largest and longest running multicultural festival in Minnesota, celebrating cultural diversity with food, music, demonstrations, exhibits and dance. This years theme is Folklore, Legends and Heroes.
April 29 & 30, May 1 & 2, 2010
Saint Paul RiverCentre, Saint Paul, MN
NEW for 2010:
One People, One Sky-Visit the Minneapolis Planetarium's 25 foot ExploraDome, a portable mini-planetarium that will bring the whole universe to the Festival. It's an immersive learning environment where visitors experience "hands-on, minds-on" learning. Explore folklore and legends of the sky through the perspective of various cultures. Jim Rock, Native American physics professor from the U of M and others will share their knowledge of this Ethnic Sky.
Welcome New Citizens-Judge Magnuson will preside over a naturalization ceremony at the Festival of Nations on Friday, April 30th at 6:00 pm; share the joy with these new citizens!