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President's Message

November 2018 Final NCI President's Message

Dear Kith and Kin:

I am honored to have served as President of the Nationalities Council of Indiana these past three (3) years, from 2016, to the Present.

The NCI hosted the 42nd Annual Indy International Festival, featuring twenty-seven (27) Cultural Booths, and six (6) Ethnic Food Booths, in the Elements Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, from Thursday through Saturday, November 8-10, 2018. 

The Naturalization Ceremony welcomed ninety-seven (97) representatives of thirty-three (33) countries as citizens of the United States.

Robin Knop, Director of Community Relations at Herron High School, Jill Jean-Baptiste, International Program Manager at the IUPUI Office of International Affairs, and Jane Gehlhausen of JAG Global Solutions, judged our Cultural Booths, with the following results.

2018 Cultural Booths


2018 Indy International Festival Sponsors