Ethnic Heritage Faire Will Celebrate World Cultures

An Ethnic Heritage Faire at Wake Forest University will celebrate the music, food and dances of world cultures on Saturday, Oct. 17.

The free and public event will be from 4 to 9 p.m. in the Benson University Center, Room 401.

Faire highlights include performances by the Otesha, an African dance ensemble, and Magic Carpet, a Middle Eastern dance troupe. Members of the Greek Orthodox Church in Winston-Salem will play traditional music and demonstrate dances during the event.

Other activities include Indian dance demonstrations and food samples from Italy, Japan, Nigeria and the Caribbean. The Ethnic Heritage Faire will also feature information booths by student and community groups.

The Faire is part of the Year of Globalization and Diversity, a yearlong series of event focusing on the world’s development into a more global community. For more information, call 336-758-5788 or visit

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