Headlining entertainers for UAB’s International Festival have been announced. The event will feature performances from Grammy-nominated Panamanian Hip-Hop group Los Rakas, American-Palestinian choreographer and “So You Think You Can Dance” finalist Janelle Issis, dance company Step Afrika, and UAB African dance troop Tribe. Guests can also look forward to a growing list of international and local food and merchandise vendors, including Afric Embroidery, Coconut Hut, K&J’s Pastries, Mr. Chen’s Authentic Chinese Cooking, Red Sea Ethiopian & Mediterranean Restaurant, Ruscelli’s Food Truck at Mojo Pub, Red Sea Grocery and more.

UAB International Festival will take place on March 30, 2019 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Hill Student Center. Tickets, which can be purchased hereare $10 for the general public, $5 for UAB faculty and staff, and free for UAB students with a valid ONE Card.

In an immersive celebration of food, music, art, film and cultural traditions from across the globe, the event aims to provide both UAB Blazers and the greater Birmingham community a chance to “travel around the world” in a day.

In addition to the outdoor concert and vendors, attendees can also enjoy a short-film series, interactive cultural activities, an international fashion showcase, live cultural performances, and family-friendly entertainment at the Birmingham Museum of Art “Kid’s Corner”.

For UAB International Festival information, activity and performance schedule, vendors and other important updates, visit www.uab.edu/internationalfestival.