MSU to hold 27th annual International Fiesta April 1

Contact: Addison Arledge

2017 International Fiesta poster

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s annual International Fiesta is set for April 1 on the historic Drill Field.

Sponsored by the World Neighbors Association and the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center, the event celebrates diversity and features global cuisines, cultural performances and various showcases from around the world.

The event is free and open to all from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

University clubs, departments and organizations also will have booths, and highlights of the day will include inflatables, musical performances and a fashion show. 

“The International Fiesta also provides opportunities to interact with people of different nationalities and backgrounds to develop a broader understanding of various cultures and today’s globalizing world,” said Kei Mamiya, program coordinator for the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center.

For more information, contact Mamiya at kmamiya@saffairs.msstate.edu or call the Holmes Cultural Diversity Center at 662-325-2033.

MSU is Mississippi’s leading university, available online at www.msstate.edu.