Skip to Content
NASHVILLE.gov - Metro Government of Nashville & Davidson County, Tennessee NASHVILLE.gov - Metro Government of Nashville & Davidson County, Tennessee (Print logo)

MHRC Sponsors and Coordinates Global Village at Celebrate Nashville!

5/16/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Metro Human Relations Commission is seeking community groups to
become part of the 2013 Global Village during Celebrate Nashville!
Celebrate Nashville! is the the much anticipated annual event that
highlights the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of our city.
The 2013 festival will take place on Saturday, October 5.

In partnership with the Parks department, the Human Relations Commission
will sponsor and coordinate the Global Village, a popular attraction at the
event which draws more than 40,000 visitors each year. The Global Village is
established when members of 14-to-16 cultural groups in Nashville decorate
a free booth and commit to educating visitors on the unique artifacts,language,
religious or spiritual traditions, dress, customs, arts and
history. Community group members provide staffing and entertainment for
each village booth throughout the day.


Call (615) 880-3370, or email mhrc@nashville.gov with Global Village in the subject line.