Holiday Folk Fair International to again feature city presence
News release from Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II
The City of Milwaukee will staff the 75 th annual Holiday Folk Fair International with
an informative exhibit focused on the city’s Sister City relationships. The folk fair will run from Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18 inside the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park.
Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, chair of the Sister Cites Committee, said he is
looking forward to greeting visitors during the annual popular event. “I am excited and looking forward to joining other members of the Sister Cities Committee as we provide a little education and outreach while showcasing the ties between Milwaukee and our international Sister Cities partners,” he said.
“When you are at the Folk Fair please stop by our exhibit and see what we have to offer,” Alderman Stamper said.
Please go to city.milwaukee.gov/commoncouncil/sistercities to learn more about the
Sister Cities Committee and Milwaukee’s Sister City partnerships. Go to FolkFair.org to see the event schedule and for additional details.
According to the event’s website: “Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premier
multicultural festival and a program of the International Institute of Wisconsin, celebrates the cultural heritage of the people living in southeastern Wisconsin.” With this year’s theme, “Celebrate the Culture of Diversity,” the fair will be honoring a community of people bound together by common ties, such as language, customs and beliefs. Attendees can explore the ways music, food, dance, and art weave together a message of welcome.
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