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Praise in the Park - Apply Here!

Tour the World in a Weekend!
Join us in Downtown Fayetteville and Festival Park for the 41st International Folk Festival

September 28-29, 2019

The Art Council’s 41st Annual International Folk Festival (IFF) celebrates the beauty of cultural unity and diversity in the community. Now approaching its 41st year, IFF has become a staple in the community, the longest standing family festival in the region, attracting more than 100,000 visitors with more than 30 cultures sharing music, dance, food and crafts!

On Sunday, join us for Praise in the Park celebrating the deep-rooted cultural traditions of the Southern faith community. This family fun, cultural experience includes 10 faith-based praise and worship dance ensembles and 10 faith-based choirs invited to bring their gift of song and worship! The night culminates with a ground-breaking headline performance by Fayetteville's very own gospel sensation Yael Hilton.

Enjoy cultural fun, international cuisines, family time and making memories at the International Folk Festival's Praise in the Park concert!

Applications for the 41st annual International Folk Festival's Praise in the Park are accepted until August 5th.
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Submit today using the online form.