International Fest brings people together
The daylong event included for the first time a parade around the square for which children dressed in clothing and costumes to represent their cultural heritage. Some of the children participating in the parade are pictured at top.
Siblings Ashley, 5, Kelsey, 7, and Michael Leyva, 3, of Medina, are shown at right as they dance in the gazebo with Frank the Buffalo, the mascot for Frontier Communications.
Also participating was Medina County Treasurer John Burke, who is shown below as he talks about American Indian lore with some of the festival-goers.
The event also included 14 international food vendors and 70-plus vendors in the International Bazaar for shopping.
— By Kathleen Folkerth
Photos: Dale Dong
More Community News
- Girls explore engineering careers
- County consumer protection gets attention
- Crown Point celebrating 25th year
- Local Women Who Care hoping to increase ranks
- Firestone Theatre one of first to stage ‘Mary Poppins’
- ACF announces record assets, awards $1.93 million in grants
- Akron Council voices opposition to ‘restrictive’ state bills
- Bath trustees hire staff for fire department
- Boston trustees discuss action to clear property
- Wadsworth judge presents annual report to Sharon trustees
- West Side News & Notes
- County’s consumer protection gets attention
- Green district celebrates education
- Springfield trustees eyeing new pumper
- Local man impacts mental health training worldwide
- Green students Do Something good
- Lakemore making progress with village deficit
- Jewish Community Board celebrates century
- South Side News & Notes
Calendar of Events
- “Breath and Imagination” - 3/9/2014
- Second Sunday Dance - 3/9/2014
- Evening Retirement Series - 3/10/2014
- Anchoring - 3/10/2014
- A Far Cry with Matt Haimovitz - 3/11/2014