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Video: Watch Worldfest Opening Ceremony

The University of Cincinnati kicked off its Worldfest week with plenty of dancing, free international food and a welcome in eight different languages. Worldfest events continue through April 29.

Date: 4/25/2012 12:00:00 AM
By: John Bach
Phone: (513) 556-5224

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Hundreds gathered inside Tangeman University Center's Great Hall April 23 to officially kickoff Worldfest at the University of Cincinnati.

Many Worldfest events remain on main campus as well as UC Blue Ash. Most popular among them is the International Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, on McMicken Commons.

The International Festival will feature dozens of booths sponsored by UC's  international organizations, most of them offering cuisine from their home country. Also included will be a lineup of dancers and performers beginning at 12:30 p.m.

See highlights from the 2012 International Festival
See the photo gallery from the Holi Festival
Check out the opening ceremony Photo Gallery
See the complete listing of Worldfest events
Take the Worldfest Food Tour

More video
Watch Reggie Brown's national anthem performance
See the Hoopcats dance during the opening ceremony