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Indian women dancing at the Global Crossroads Multicultural festival

Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival

Saturday, October 27, 2018 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

Global Crossroads is a multicultural festival that celebrates food, music, education and culture from all over the globe. This free day-long festival in New Harmony, Indiana will highlight the diverse cultures that make up southwest Indiana. Celebrate inclusiveness from southern Indiana and beyond and join us on October 27, 2018 at the Ribeyre Center, 603 Main Street, New Harmony, IN 47631.

Vendors

We welcome a variety of local vendors as this event celebrates inclusiveness in our community. In addition to our local vendors, we encourage USI student groups to participate to showcase the diversity at USI and teach our community about their cultures. Performances of dance, music and other cultural demonstrations provide entertainment for the festival. 

Apply to be a vendor using the vendor application form. Space is limited, register early. 

For more information please contact Erin McCracken Merris at  or 812-682-4488.

Tahitian Dancer - USI student Mai Chance

Tahitian Dancer

Tahitian Dancer at the 2017 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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USI International Students

USI International Students

USI International students share their culture and traditions at the 2016 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Celebrating Culture

Islamic Food

Delicious food from the Islamic Center of Evansville at the 2017 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Festival Booths

Festival

The community enjoys food, crafts and artist booths at the 2016 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Young Dancer

Young Dancer

A young dancer smiles at the crowd as she performs at the 2017 Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival in New Harmony, Indiana.

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USI Timmy Global Health

USI Timmy Global Health

USI students share information about the mission work with Timmy Global Health, which expands access to healthcare and empowers students and volunteers to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges. To achieve this goal, Timmy sends medical service teams to support the work of international partner organizations and channels financial, medical, and human resources to community based health and development projects.

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Dancing Storytellers

Dancing Storytellers

Fifteen women from two Newburgh Indian Dance troupes perform a traditional Indian dance that tells a unique story at the 2016 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Beads of Life

Beads of Life

USI International students sell Beads of Life, a fair trade product to raise money for their mission the 2016 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Filipino food

Filipino food

Festival attendees try some Filipino food at the 2017 Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Bolivian Students

Bolivian students

USI International students from Bolivia get ready to perform at the 2017 Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Tamales

Tamales

Festival goers try some tamales at the 2017 Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Dancing

Dancing

Indian women dance for the crowd in between booths at the 2016 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Fantastic food

Fantastic food

A child enjoys a variety of ethnic food at the 2017 Global Crossroads Multicultural Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Performers

Performers

A crowd gathers to watch several community dance troupes perform at the 2016 Global Crossroads Festival in New Harmony, Indiana. 

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Presented by:

Historic New Harmony

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