Cultural Events in Atlanta: study abroad may come only once a year, but there is always something interesting to do, either at GPC or in Atlanta.

2011

April

Clarkston Campus International Festival
Date: April 1, 2011
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Campus: Clarkston Student Center

Culture Fest 2011
Date: April 7, 2011
Time:
11:30 - 1:30
Campus:
Dunwoody B Building Student Center

Greece Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation and first day of class for all classes
Date: April 9, 2011
Time:
10:00am - 3:00pm
Campus:
Clarkston CB1502, CB2300, CB2303

Taste the World Festival
Date: April 9, 2011
Time:
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location:
Zoo Atlanta, Ford Pavilion

Dunwoody Japan Fest
Date: April 27, 2011
Time:
11:30 - 14:30
Campus:
Dunwoody, Student Center

May

Fiesta Atlanta
May 1, 2011
Location:
Centennial Olympic Park Admission: Free

June

Savannah Asian Festival
TBA
Location: Savannah Civic Center

Hare Krishna Festival of India Tour
TBA
Location: Atlanta, GA

Blairsville Scottish Festival and Highland Games
TBA
Location: Meeks Park

July

Afrikan Djeli Cultural Institute Annual African Dance and Drum Festival
TBA
Location:
TBA

Asian Cultural Experience
TBA
Location:
Gwinnett Center

August

Festival of India
TBA
Location: Gwinnett Center

Shen Yun
TBA
Location: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

German Bierfest
TBA
Location: Woodruf Park

Festival Peachtree Latino
TBA
Location: Underground Atlanta Admission: Free Event

September

Oktoberfest in Helen
TBA
Location: Helen Georgia

Annual Dragon Boat Festival
TBA Join the GPC team and row to victory! Registration information at [ link]
Location:
Lake Lanier Olympic Venue

British Car Fayre
September 10, 2011
Location: Historic Norcross

Dragon Boat Races and International Festival
TBA
Location: 
Drake Field, at Lake Peachtree

Japan Fest Atlanta
TBA
Location:
Convention Center at Gwinnett Center

October

Atlanta Greek Festival
TBA
Location: Greek Orthodox Cathedral / 2500 Clairmont Rd., Decatur

Atlanta Asian Film Festival
TBA
Locations: GPC Dunwoody Campus, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University Admission: [ prices and schedule]

Stone Mountain Highland Games
TBA
Location: Stone Mountain Park

Partnership Walk
TBA
Location: Centennial Olympic Park
Register:
www.partnershipsinaction.org/walk/cities/atlanta.php

November

4th Annual “Day of The Dead”  Día de los Muertos Exhibit- Presented by: Stephanie Langston’s Spanish 1002 class. Displaying: art, decorations, crafts, music and other traditions of this Mexican holiday Authentic Mexican refreshments will be provided.
Nov. 2,  10:00-11:00 am
Location: Newton Campus 2 N - atrium

SEMAU (South East Model African Union)
TBA
Location:
TBA

10th Annual Indian Festival and Pow-Wow
TBA
Location:
Stone Mountain Park

International Education Week
Nov. 14 - 18
Location: GPC- all campuses

December

Winter Wonderland Exhibit Fernbank’s first annual Winter Wonderland will feature more than 20 trees that will twinkle with lights, glimmer with color, and shine with a variety of cultural ornaments and emblems celebrating the diversity of groups, traditions, holidays and events around the world.
Date:
TBA
Location: Fernbank Museum of Natural History

2012

January

February

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Feb. TBA
Location: Various [ link]

March

Peace Corps Week Learn about the Peace Corps' Third Goal and why it is important.
TBA

Azalea International Folk Fair and Dance Competition
Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: Valdosta-Lowndes Conference Center

Model Arab League
March TBA
Location:
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival
Date: TBA
Time:
Location:
Peachtree Street, Downtown Atlanta

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival
Date: TBA
Time: 10 - 4 daily
Location: Georgia International Horse Park