Saturday June 23, 2018 is World Refugee Day.
World Refugee Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly on Dec. 4, 2000 as an annual commemoration to celebrate the strength and resilience of the refugee communities throughout the world, recognize the struggles faced by displaced populations, and raise awareness about refugee issues.
World Refugee Day festival includes:
- Cultural entertainment
- Global market
- Spice Kitchen Food Festival
- Refugee youth volleyball and soccer championship games
- Kids’ activities
The Spice Kitchen Food Festival will host cuisine from seven different countries: Sudan, Somalia, Nepal, Iraq, Syria, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone.
Admission is FREE.
World Refugee Day will be celebrated at:
Fairmont Park in Sugarhouse
1040 East Sugarmont Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah
Due to limited parking in the park, please plan to carpool, take public transit or ride your bike.
For more information please contact
Utah Workforce Services Refugee Services