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Union Park|1501 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL | Map

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From the Organizer

The 25th Anniversary of the International Festival of Life, takes place Saturday-Tuesday, July 1st-4th, 2017 Independence week. It is dedicated to celebrating the humanity of all people.and showcase the best of Reggae, Caribbean, R&B, Gospel, African, Latin and other world music . The event allows cultural, educational and spiritual exchange through innovative programming and a marketplace format that highlights the global spectrum of entertainment, food, fine arts, crafts, small business and corporate communities. Two themes have been adapted to the International Festival of Life: “Bringing Nations Together” and “Living Together as One”.. It is now affectionately called "The Carnival Nations"