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DFW International Community Alliance
presents the
DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

For Immediate Release
January 23, 2012
Contact: Anne Marie Weiss-Armush
DFW International Community Alliance
president@dfwinternational.org
www.dfwinternational.org/DallasInternationalFestival
972-661-2764

The Dallas International Festival is a free family event that will be held along Flora Street from Pearl to Routh in the Dallas Art District (2403 Flora, Dallas TX 75201) on Saturday, May 26, 2012, from 10 am to 7 pm. The Honorary Chair for the Dallas International Festival is Dallas councilwoman Ann Margolin, Chair of the city's Arts, Culture & Libraries Committee.

The festival was last organized in 2006 and the new Arts District event will feature three global stages of music and dance, with performances by dozens of exceptional local artists - plus some international guests - who represent the new face of north Texas. The Dallas International Festival will include Children's Workshops, an International Marketplace, a Passport to International Dallas plus interactive activitiies for the entire family. The festival will also present a Parade of Nations that includes more than 80 flags, each representing a major New American culture in the DFW metroplex.

Honorary Chair of the Dallas International Festival Ann Margolin says, "The Dallas International Festival celebrates the hundreds of cultures and languages that make North Texas their home.  On May 26th the beautiful Dallas Art District welcomes you to an exciting day of exploration through the rhythms and images and flavors of international DFW - with free activities for the whole family.”

DFW International Community Alliance is the portal for global North Texas, a network of 1,600 of the regions ethnic and internationally-focused civic, community and educational organizations. Its mission is to build mutual understanding and respect by linking diverse international cultural communities. The organization promotes and links North Texas global groups through its website and cultural calendar at www.dfwinternational.org/ . For more details about DFW International Community Alliance, see the media page at www.dfwinternational.org/media/ or call 972-661-2764. High resolution images are available.