Festival of Nations

April 30 – May 3, 2015

Sign up here to volunteer at Chinese Cafe

Sign up here to volunteer at the Cultural Exhibit

One of the longest running and largest multi-cultural celebrations in Minnesota will take place April 30 – May 3 in River Centre http://www.festivalofnations.com

With nearly 10,000 visitors annually, folks in Minnesota and nearby communities may travel the world under one roof in six venues: cultural exhibit, performances, cuisines, demonstration, bazaar and a wine bar.

To raise the awareness of Chinese culture, CAAM has participated in Festival of Nations for over 20 years.  As is the case with previous years, CAAM is seeking civic- minded individuals to volunteer at this meaningful event:

Sign up here to volunteer at the Cultural Exhibit

in the Cultural Exhibit on

Thursday 4/30 –  9:00am-3:00pm

Friday 5/1 – 3:00pm-10:00pm

Saturday 5/2 –  9:00am -10:00pm

Sunday 5/3 –  9:00am -6:00pm

Responsibilities in the Cultural Exhibit: engage visitors in a conversation to introduce Chinese custom.  The theme varies from year to year and committee will explain further details when it’s closer to the event date.

Sign up here to volunteer at Chinese Cafe

in the Café:

Thursday 4/30 –  8:00am -3:15pm

Friday 5/1 –  8:30am – 3:30pm,3:30pm – 10:00pm

Saturday 5/2 –  9:00am -3:30pm, 3:30pm – 10:00pm

Sunday 5/3 –  9:15am -6:00pm

Responsibilities in the Café: There are two areas: in the kitchen or sales.


What will you get out of this volunteering opportunity:

  • Monetary satisfaction: free access to the Festival of Nations
  • Mental stimulation: free time to wander six venues: food court, dance and music stage, cultural exhibit, bazaar, demonstration and Wine bar
  • Spiritual fulfillment: engage and interact with the public sharing Chinese Culture, as well as with other ethnic groups at one of the largest multi-cultural festival
  • Camaraderie with Chinese and fellowship with other cultures

Once you’re in, you may stay all as long as you wish.  If you leave, be sure to receive a stamp on your hand so you may re-enter for free.