About us

Globalfest Central Illinois is non profit 501C3 Organization.

Globalfest event was first hosted in Five points, Washington Illinois in February 2023  The grand event was successful, attracting lot of audience , providing them with a wonderful experience and an opportunity to celebrate the diverse cultures and experience the global music, dance, languages, and foods found locally in Central Illinois. We can look back at a very successful first event in 2023 with almost 1,500 visitors, 18 cultural and educational booths, 15 performances, a spectacular fashion show and food offered by Chinese, Indian, Italian and Lebanese vendors.

The following people are the core members of Globalfest

Franklin FoulgerPresident
Heidi de HaasVice President
Sarah FreelandSecretary
Michael GillesTreasurer
Wendy FaulknerExecutive Director
Angela WeckLogistics