Apr
28
Sun
Near and Far Festival
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Near and Far Festival

The Near and Far Festival is a street party involving community and campus cultural groups. These groups can share their heritage through crafts, music, dance, food tastings, and art performances! The festival is a “local celebration of global cultures.”

May
4
Sat
Nippon Club’s Children’s Day Event @ NC Japan Center
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nippon Club's Children's Day Event @ NC Japan Center

The Nippon Club of the Triangle is hosting a Children’s Day Event! Attend for an afternoon of games, anime songs, children’s Mochitsuki and tastings, and even Taiko and Kendo mini-lessons!

May
7
Tue
NC Japan Center “Reiwa Celebration” @ Sono Sushi Restaurant and Bar
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
NC Japan Center "Reiwa Celebration" @ Sono Sushi Restaurant and Bar

In commemoration of the new imperial “Reiwa” era as Emperor Akihito abdicates for his son Prince Naruhito to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne, the NC Japan Center shall host a “Reiwa Celebration” event on Tuesday, May 7th, from 6:30 – 8:30PM at Sono Sushi Restaurant and Bar, in Raleigh.

May
8
Wed
Britain and Curry: A Love Story @ Azitra Indian Restaurant, Briar Creek, Raleigh
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Britain and Curry: A Love Story @ Azitra Indian Restaurant, Briar Creek, Raleigh

“Curry on down” to enjoy an evening of wonderful food and social networking in celebration of International Chicken Tikka Masala Day! This event is hosted by the Triangle BABCNC, Raleigh Sister Cities and Daughters of the British Empire.

May
11
Sat
15th Annual Ritmo Latino Festival
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
15th Annual Ritmo Latino Festival

This outdoor festival is held every May in Cary, NC to showcase the sounds, rhythms, and cuisines of Spain, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

May
16
Thu
RSC Rostock German Film Night: Lola rennt
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
RSC Rostock  German Film Night: Lola rennt

Join the Raleigh Sister Cities for a viewing of the internationally acclaimed film, Lola rennt, in which two star-crossed lovers must beat the clock to change the course of their lives. The film won seven German film awards and has also received recognition from the Seattle and Sundance Film Festivals.

May
17
Fri
Dar He: The Story of Emmet Till @ North Carolina Museum of History
May 17 @ 6:30 pm
Dar He: The Story of Emmet Till @ North Carolina Museum of History

Actor and playwright, Mike Wiley, plays a variety of characters in this dramatization of the events surrounding the murder of 14-year-old, Emmett Till. His murder sparked moral outrage and also inspired a young generation to commit to social change in the 1950s.

May
18
Sat
50th Annual Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival @ Rock Quarry Park
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
50th Annual Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival @ Rock Quarry Park

This family-friendly event is a celebration of African and African-American history, arts, culture, and traditions. Join for live music, ethnic food, local talent, and arts and crafts!

International Culture Fest 2019- Africa @ Durham County Library - Stanford L. Warren Branch Library
May 18 @ 3:00 pm
International Culture Fest 2019- Africa @ Durham County Library - Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

Attend this intergenerational program to celebrate African countries with music, food, and crafts! Learn about how drumming is an important part of African culture. Free food samples and refreshments will be provided.

May
19
Sun
International Culture Fest 2019- Middle East @ Durham County Library - South Regional Library
May 19 @ 3:00 pm
International Culture Fest 2019- Middle East @ Durham County Library - South Regional Library

This event is a part of a week-long celebration of cultures around the world at the Durham County Library. Celebrate the culture of countries from the Middle East through food, music from the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, and crafts! Food samples and refreshments will be provided.