International Village Food and Music Festival draws hundreds

Photo by Tevin Stinson- Newly naturalized citizens pose with their certificates.

International Village Food and Music Festival draws hundreds
September 14
04:00 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 9, hundreds of people gathered at Corpening Plaza for the International Village Food and MusicFestival. The event that started at noon featured food from all parts of the world, live entertainment, international art, and educational information on various parts of the world.

The all-day event also featured a youth art contest and a food contest. Various vendors, including the Winston-Salem Police Department, and several local cultural organizations were on hand as well. Some of the countries represented during the festival were Ethiopia, India, Egypt and Brazil.

The highlight of the event was the U.S. Naturalization ceremony that was held at the start of the festival. This year 20 people from various countries became American citizens.

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