The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of International Students and Scholars at Tulane University are pleased to announce that we are hosting the 2019 International Food and Music Festival on Saturday, March 23, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Lavin-Bernick Center, Tulane University This festival offers an opportunity for more than 700 students, staff, faculty, alumni, local residents, sponsors and campus partners to unite and celebrate global diversity in the New Orleans Community. Attendees will sample food and dance to music from various countries around the world and learn about the traditions and cultures that shape our world. By the end of the day, we hope that participants will have made meaningful connections with one another and developed a true appreciation for the people who make our local and global communities great. If you are interested in hosting a booth click here. The deadline to host a booth, perform, or sponsor the festival is March 12, 2019. For more information please contact the Office for Multicultural Affairs. Festival Features Cultural Cuisine Booths Organizations and individuals can prepare and serve a cultural tasting of cuisine representing a specific country and/or culture. Each booth will provide information on their heritage and traditions to attendees. Cultural Cuisine Booth Hosts will be reimbursed up to $100 for their food purchases. Register Cultural Exchange Booths Organizations and individuals can provide interactive demonstrations and display cultural artifacts. Cultural Exchange booths may also teach attendees about different practices that are unique to the country or culture they are representing. Register Storytellers Tent Individuals and organizations wishing to share oral history, dramatic performances, folktales, readings of poetry or literature can engage with groups of attendees. Storytellers can wear costumes and bring small props to shape their stories and allow attendees to participate in presentations. Register Main Stage Performances Organizations and individuals who wish to showcase their skills will have an opportunity to perform during the event. Please provide a brief description of your performance and how it connects to a particular country or cultural tradition. Performances should be no more than 30 minutes in length and can involve multiple songs, dances, dramatic interpretations. Register If you are interested in sponsorship, performing, or hosting a cultural booth please click here for more information. Sponsorship Opportunities For Tulane Affiliated Offices and Departments and Non-Tulane Affiliated Organizations Festival Sponsor ($5000) | Main Stage Sponsor ($2000) | Storytellers Tent Sponsor ($1000) Cultural Sponsor ($250 to $500) | In Kind Contributions (Varies) Sponsor Registration Deadline: March 21, 2018 All Tulane Affiliated faculty, staff, and students will be admitted to the festival free upon showing a valid Splash Card.