WorldFest 2018

******WORLDFEST LOCATION CHANGED! The WorldFest location has been moved due to potential thunderstorms, it will be held at Woburn Memorial High School (88 Montvale Ave) where we still hold a fun and exciting indoor/outdoor event! We hope to see you there!

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WorldFest, a fun, family friendly, multicultural festival celebrating our culturally diverse community, is returning to Woburn for its eighth year on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1-5 pm. Visitors can enjoy artwork, crafts, activities, cultural displays, and of course food from all around the world. Talented and lively performers will entertain the crowd with dance and music, check out our performance line-up below:

  • Move & Inspire Japanese Hip-Hop - 1:30-1:45 kickoff           
  • Just Dancin' Irish Step - 1:55-2:15        
  • Greg Coles African Dance and Drum - 2:20-2:35        
  • 25 minute intermission        
  • Boston Chinese Folk Dance - 3:00-3:15        
  • Shaila School of Dance, Indian Bollywood - 3:20-3:35        
  • Brazilian Forro Dance - 3:40-3:55
  • Justin Dearborn - 4:00-4:30        

When entering the festival, “check in” by pinning the country or countries of your ancestors on a world map. Also be sure to pick up a program and a passport for the children so they can take advantage of the many free children’s activities. This year’s participants represent countries from across the world such as Guatemala, India, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, China, Ireland, and more. So mark your calendars and bring your family and enjoy an afternoon filled with culture and fun! WorldFest will take place at the Woburn Memorial High School (88 Montvale Avenue Woburn, MA).

This year’s WorldFest is being planned by the YMCA International Learning Center and Social Capital Inc. with support from outreach partners the Winchester MultiCultural Network, People’s United Bank, the Mass Cultural Council and the Shepherd's House. For other inquiries, please call 781-935-2244 or email krusso@socialcapitalinc.org.