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SCAD to host International Festival Saturday


Savannah College of Art and Design will be holding the 15th annual International Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6 in Forsyth Park. The event features traditional music, dance, art and food to celebrate the diversity of SCAD's international arts community.

The festival will feature performances by tropical salsa and merengue band Grupo Kachimbos de Savannah, reggae act Mystik NRG and DJ Omar Richardson. It will also include appearances by SCAD's global fashion showcase, African folktales as told by Obakunle Akinlana, salsa dancing and belly dances. Artwork will also be available for purchase.

Attendees will also get the chance to sample cuisine from around the world. Sushi Zen, Carlito's Mexican Restaurant, Middle Eastern Cuisine, Ruan Thai, Taste of Indian and Asian River will all be providing samples for a minimal cost. Food vendors will only be accepting cash.

The festival is sponsored by SCAD's international student services office, the Intercultural Student Association and Bon Appetit. 

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