Focus on A Culture of Peace and the economic contributions and cultural diversity refugees/asylees bring to the communities that welcome them as they begin new lives.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Performances, Demonstrations, Exhibits, Talks & Kids Activities
ENTRANCE TO THE EVENT IS FREE - Donations Appreciated

Available for purchase will be Food and Beverages
. . . and don’t miss out on purchasing a variety of interesting arts, crafts, memorabilia and more!

Join us for a day you will remember and cherish at the
Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati – 8092 Plantation Drive – West Chester, Ohio 45069

Directions: From I-75 take Exit 22 Tylersville Road (head west).
Turn left onto Plantation Drive (a residential street). Plantation Drive dead ends into the Islamic Center

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Explore Concepts of A Culture of Peace

Learn More About The Growing Global Refugee Challenge

Middfest International will present a five-session course covering these important issues as part of the Miami University Institute of Learning in Retirement (ILR) Fall Semester

At the Voice of America Campus in West Chester, Ohio
Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Nov. 5, 2015.

For information contact Middfest International by phone, Email or mailing address listed below.


At The Crossroads
Sustainability & Renewable Energy

As the result of the March 11-13, 2015 Middfest International and We Can Business Incubator AT THE CROSSROADS BUSINESS CONFERENCE, the participants and panelists have committed to follow-up activities for the remainder of this year and in 2016. Their plans are to:

 Advance the development of a new renewable independent energy site.

 Advance the development of the Ohio region as a center of innovation in the use of hydrogen energy systems, both electric and vehicle power.

 Help local school systems gain funding to acquire hydrogen demonstration units.

 Raise public awareness about the benefits and economics of H2o/Fuel cell energy systems by holding demonstration events.

 Hold conference/expo in the fall of 2016 to focus on progress in renewable, sustainable, pollution free energy for electricity and transportation.

An invitation is extended to all who wish to participate in any part of the project.
For information contact Middfest International by phone, Email or address listed below.


Middfest International exists to promote world understanding, friendship and peace through educational projects that highlight the culture of different countries. Middfest creates a milieu for an increased understanding of other cultures and of our own as it relates to the world by exploring fine, folk and performing arts, the humanities, business and sports. Middfest stimulates community pride by encouraging volunteers from all walks of life to work together to plan and present unique, innovative programs throughout the year that reach a regional Midwestern audience.


Since 1981 Middfest has opened up the world to the people of the Tri-State area of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and beyond, one country at a time: Luxembourg 1981; Mexico 1982; Egypt 1983; Brazil 1984; Japan 1985; Switzerland 1986; Canada 1987; Italy 1988; India 1989; Ireland 1990; 10 Year Retrospective 1991; Caribbean with focus on the Dominican Republic, Trinidad, Tobago and Martinique 1992; Eastern Europe with focus on Ukraine, Czech Republic and Slovakia 1993; New Zealand 1994; West Africa with focus on Senegal and The Gambia 1995; Argentina 1996; Norway 1997; South Korea 1998; South Africa 1999; Turkey 2000; Greece 2001; 20 year Retrospective 2002; Scotland 2003; Chile 2004; 25th Year Anniversary with focus on Indigenous Peoples 2005; China 2006; The Netherlands 2007; Mongolia 2008; Indonesia 2009; Botswana 2010; Peru 2011; France 2012; 30 Year Retrospective: Our World Neighbors & A Culture of Peace 2013; A Culture of Peace Phase II & Our Newest American Neighbors 2014;