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International Festival 2020 at the Overture Center for the Arts

February 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


This Saturday, February 29th: The International Festival 2020

Come celebrate the rich cultural heritage within our community and enjoy more than 30 FREE performances throughout the Overture Center by artists who call Dane County home. Indulge in cuisines from around the world, browse stunning arts and crafts available for purchase, and learn about the many local businesses with global connections.

CREECA’s recommendations for must-see regional performances:

  • Yid Vicious (11:20am – 12pm)
    • Yiddish folk music for dancing
  • UW Russian Folk Orchestra (11:30am – 12:15pm)
    • Russian and Eastern European folk music performed on authentic instruments
  • Zaibas Lithuanian Dancers (3:55pm – 4:20pm)
    • Folk dancers illustrating Lithuanian traditions in full national costume.
  • Tri Bratovchedki (4:30pm – 5pm)
    • A cappella songs in the rhythms, harmonies and languages of Eastern Europe

A full schedule of performances can be found here.


Find UW-Madison’s International Division, the Madison Russian School, International REACH program, and many more organizations at the all-day market. Visit the Polish Heritage Club to shop for Polish crafts, books, food and more!

Find more information at


February 29, 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Overture Center for the Arts
201 State St
Madison, WI 53703
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