GlobalFest 2014 "You are the Key to the World" will take place Friday, February 28 and Saturday, March 1, 2014. This Celebration of World Languages & Cultures will take place at Normal Community West High School, 501 North Parkside Road,Normal, Illinois 61761. The deadline to register is December 20, 2013.
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What is GlobalFest? GlobalFest is a celebration of world languages and culture, where participants immerse themselves into authentic world cultural experiences, languages and competitions. Middle and secondary school students make new forward thinking connections useful in our global society.
Who can Participate? Middle and secondary school students, clubs and organizations,
private clubs, organizationsm and groups such as 4-H, Girl & Boy Scouts of America, Model UN. All Groups must be accompanied by authorized personnel.
What does GlobalFest offer? Immersion Language Room, Cultural Discovery Rooms, Authentic Stage Performances, Competitions, Global Market Place, Arts and Crafts displays and activities.
Who are the presenters? Teachers, professional performers and presenters, authentic native speakers, student organizations, and clubs.
GlobalFest meets State of Illinois and Common Core educational standards for students.
Teachers earn CPDUs for attendance and participation in the event each day.
PROUDLY CO- SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS INTERNATIONAL AND AREA STUDIES CENTERS; THE EUROPEAN UNION CENTER; RUSSIAN, EAST EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN CENTER; CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EDUCATION AND RESEARCH; CENTER FOR GLOBAL STUDIES; AND THE CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES.