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August 2017

The International Block Party

August 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Raleigh, Raleigh, NC United States + Google Map

Held at City Plaza, the heart of downtown Raleigh, this free event offers a comprehensive experience that allows participants to interact with multicultural arts in a fun and safe atmosphere through visual arts, dance, music, cuisine, and traditional expression from around the world. Food, Desserts, Bazaars, Dances and Live Bands from around the world in downtown Raleigh! Come see a vibrant and affluent downtown! Travel the world without flying or driving ... Just walking! Click here or email for more information. Raleigh City…

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October 2017

The 32nd Annual International Festival of Raleigh

October 20, 2017 - October 27, 2017
Raleigh, Raleigh, NC United States + Google Map

The International Festival of Raleigh provides a comprehensive platform for local ethnic communities and multicultural artists to present international art in downtown Raleigh. Our yearly, three-day event serves over 25,000 attendees annually and is a key component of the City’s arts tradition. The Festival’s artists are both professional and amateur, and represent Raleigh’s diverse population. More than 71 ethnic groups participate to present a variety of high-quality arts through dance and musical performances, ethnic cuisines, dance, and global cooking workshops,…

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