WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - After a tropical storm depression canceled last year's international celebration, Global Fest was back, and this year not even a little rain couldn't dampen the mood.
Hundreds of people packed the Morton Community Center Saturday afternoon.
This year marked the 18th year for the festival, which celebrates diversity within the community.
West Lafayette Parks and Recreation assistant superintendent Pennie Ainsworth said this event can be a great way to welcome back international students.
"It gets them to share their culture with the other people around the community, to learn about their background, If some of them are home sick maybe it makes them feel more welcome," said Ainsworth.
In addition to all the delicious food, the event also features live entertainment, a marketplace and even a fencing display.
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