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International Festival of Life

  • Washington Park 58th and Cottage Grove Chicago, IL United States (map)

The IFOL attracts an average 50,000 patrons per year, with more than 200 exhibitors/vendors and some 70 Reggae, Caribbean, African, and World music acts perform on three stages.

The International Festival of Life- Carnival of Nations incorporates countries of the Caribbean, Africa, South and Central America, along with Mexico to showcase and promote their lifestyle and heritage. Jamaica and its reggae music remain the driving force. Entertainers from various African, Caribbean, Hispanic/Latin American territories play a vital role in making this IFOL Carnival of Nations live up to its objectives of “Bring nations Together” and “Living Together As One.”

Earlier Event: July 6
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Later Event: July 6
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