Building Community

IF works with more than 50 local cultural communities to connect, collaborate, and foster friendships in the Triangle.

Building Exchange

IF hosts diplomatic and professional delegations from around the world to foster cross-cultural exchange and collaboration.

Building Understanding

IF facilitates cross-cultural understanding through face-to-face diplomacy.

Building Leaders

IF hosts youth leadership development exchanges and fellowships to help grow tomorrow’s world leaders.

Building Knowledge

IF facilitates the exchange of ideas across cultures by facilitating professional dialogue.

International Visitors

Exchange Programs

Festival Participants

Dollars of Economic Impact

Volunteer Hours

Given the uncertainty of the pandemic and our desire to keep our community safe, we have postponed the International Festival to 2022– at the earliest.  Please stay tuned, we are as eager as you are to get together soon to celebrate our diverse cultural heritage.


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Our Partners