“It’s about peace through people,” says the program’s executive director, Beth Hendrix. Today’s interactive celebration features games, food, storytelling and music from sister cities including Axum, Ethiopia; Chennai, India and Cuernavaca, Mexico. Pick up simple phrases in other languages with quick on-site tutorials or learn to play mahjong while mingling with delegates from Nairobi. Learn how to make Chinese moon cakes and Mexican picadillo, or enjoy a live performance by Japanese taiko drummers, all in one space.
The Worldwide Festival goes down from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at McNichols, 144 West Colfax Avenue; admission is free. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit denversistercities.org or call 303-832-1336.
Sun., Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2014