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2018 International Festival information coming soon!

Check out details from the previous Internaional Festival below.

2017 International Festival

The International Student Council invites you to celebrate the diversity, inclusiveness and cultures represented at SIU and in the region during International Festival 2017 – Unity in Diversity.
International Festival Flyer (pdf)

The International Student Council would like to thank the following Sponsors for making the 2017 International Festival possible: First Mid–Illinois Bank & Trust, Ronald C. & Betty J. Person, Bob Hall & Friends, Sound Core Music & Video, International Friends Club

International Parade of Flags

During the Parade of Flags, students and staff walk together hoisting flags representing the SIU Carbondale’s international community. Meet at Woody Hall starting at 9:45 a.m. and march across campus.

International Festival Proclamation & University Welcome

Official proclamation opening the festival is after the march across campus at the Student Center International Lounge from 10:30-11 a.m.