This unique event brings together people and cultures from all over the world. The World Culture Festival is preparing to bring crowds to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.
THE WORLD IS COMING TO DC.
More than 500,000 have registered to attend!
The festival will feature a football field-sized stage hosting hundreds or even thousands of musicians and dancers at a time, food from dozens of countries, morning yoga at the Lincoln Memorial and more.
Thousands of performers gather on a massive stage.
Organizers are talking about setting up a stage the size of a football field on the National Mall. That main stage will be featuring performances with up to thousands of dancers, musicians and others at a time.
The performance lineup spans genres and generations and cultures where literally thousands of performers will be showcasing their music, art and dance.
The list of speakers is almost as impressive as the performances.
Hyped by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and world leaders, plus counting a former secretary-general of the United Nations and members of Congress on its reception committee, the festival is set to display cultures from 180 countries on one stage.
Inspirational messages are expected from Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Former First Lady Akie Abe of Japan, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, and former leaders of Ecuador, Norway, Nigeria and other countries. In addition, many members of the U.S. Congress will be participating in this historic event.
Taste the World.
At the festival, in one place you can get the cuisine of 180 countries!
The festival grounds will host international food trucks, exhibits and a festival village featuring all kinds of engaging activities.