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GlobalFest 2015: A Celebration of World Languages and Cultures

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Co-sponsored by European Union Center
Oswego East High School1525 Harvey Rd.Oswego, Illinois 60543
Nov 7, 2015   8:30 am - 4:00 pm  
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Teachers and Administrators,

Would you like your students to be more exposed to international issues, foreign languages and diverse cultural experiences?  Do you have students that are passionate about learning about languages and cultures?  Is your school interested in expanding its international studies program?  

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider sending a student and teacher school delegation to GlobalFest, Illinois’ largest multicultural and globally-themed event for middle and high school students.

What is GlobalFest?
GlobalFest is a celebration of world languages and culture, where participants immerse themselves into authentic world cultural experiences, languages and competitions. Middle and secondary school students make new forward thinking connections useful in our global society.
Who can participate?
All middle, junior high, and high School students and teachers of world languages and international studies throughout Illinois are welcomed at GlobalFest Illinois. Private Clubs, Organizations and Groups such as 4-H, Girl & Boy Scouts of America are also welcome. All Groups must be accompanied by Authorized Personnel.
What does GlobalFest offer?
Immersion Language Rooms, Cultural Discovery Rooms, Cultural Stage Performances, Global Connections Quiz Bowl, Krazy Olympiks, Global Market, Arts and Crafts Competition.
Who are the presenters?
Teachers, professional performers and presenters, authentic native speakers, student organizations and clubs.
GlobalFest meets State of Illinois and Common Core educational standards for students. Teachers earn professional development hours for attending, presenting, and participating.

Where is GlobalFest?
GlobalFest 2015 will be hosted by Oswego East High School, located at 1525 Harvey Rd. Oswego, Illinois 60543

When is GlobalFest?
GlobalFest will take place on Saturday, November 7, 2015, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Where do I find more information and register?
Additional information and the GlobalFest Manual and Registration forms can be found at


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