September 7, 2018
Purdue Convocations collaborating to present Global Fest
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Convocations is partnering with other community organizations to present the 23rd annual Global Fest on Sept. 15.
The event will be held from noon-10 p.m. on Chauncey Avenue and Columbia Street, located between the Morton Center and West Lafayette Public Library.
Approximately 45 vendors have registered to present food, activities and cultural items for sale by student and commercial vendors. A new aspect to the event is the International Center’s 43rd annual Food Bazaar, offering cuisines from around the world. There will also be global activity booths with interactive exhibits for children and adults.
Several musical acts will perform on two stages as part of the event.
Music on Indiana Arts Commission Main Stage lineup
Noon — The Snyders of Canada
1 p.m. — International welcome with West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis
1:45 p.m. — Tatvam (Indian fusion)
3 p.m. — Black Voices of Inspiration from the Purdue Black Cultural Center
4 p.m. — Troupe Oasis (belly dancing)
5 p.m. — Indy Hila, guest of the Polynesian Cultural Club of Purdue
7 p.m. — Seamus Egan Project (Irish)
9 p.m. — Orquesta El Macabeo (Puerto Rican)
Dance on Inside Stage at Morton lineup
1 p.m. — CIPPAT (traditional Chinese dance)
2:30 p.m. — BTCCGL (traditional Indian dance)
3:30 p.m. — McGovern Ceili Irish Step Dance
4:45 p.m. — St. Boniface Yolotzin Dancers
6 p.m. — Boiler Bhangra (Indian)
Global Fest is free and open to the public. The event is presented by the City of West Lafayette, the International Center of West Lafayette and Purdue Convocations.
Media contact: Abby Eddy, firstname.lastname@example.org