Nov 30 10:00 am - Dec 01 8:00 pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12001 Avalon Lake Dr., Ste. A, Orlando, Florida 32828, United States
7th Annual Multicultural Festival - A free, two-day, festival that draws thousands of people from more than 110 different cultures to experience music, dance, food, visual arts, spoken word, games and interactive activities in Downtown Orlando.
Annual Fusion Cooking Contest - Experience unique fusion dishes with ingredients and techniques from around the world made by local chefs as they compete for the $1,000 prize!
MYgration Films 2024 - A film festival in partnership with the Global Peace Film Festival in which local filmmakers have five days to produce a short, three to five minute, documentary about a person’s journey to Central Florida. Filmmakers and subjects are randomly paired on a Friday evening and the film must be submitted by midnight Wednesday. There’s currently a collection of about 65 films, and every month, a Watch Party is hosted featuring a live conversation with past participants and special guests.
Innovative chefs and creative home cooks are invited to produce a unique dish combining ingredients and techniques of at least two different cultures and prepare 40 samples of your fusion dish for judges and VIP guests for a chance to win cash awards up to $1,000.
CONTEST DATES: Wednesday, June 5: Home Cooks Thursday, June 6: Culinary Students
Monday, June 10: Working/Trained Chefs Tuesday, June 11: Working/Trained Chefs
Where: Walt Disney World Center for Hospitality and Culinary Arts at Valencia College, 601 W Livingston St, Orlando, FL 32801
WHAT: Capturing the stories of Central Floridians from around the world in a short three- to five-minute documentary film.
HOW: Fill out this application. Selected participants will be the stars of the Pairing Event and will randomly be paired with a Central Floridian willing to tell their stories. Filmmakers have five days to shoot, edit and submit their films.
August 30: Pairing Event from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. August 31 - Sep 4: Filming & Editing Sept 4: Submission by 11:59 p.m. Sept. 21: First Screening at Global Peace Film Festival Sep 29: Big-screen Premiere and Awards Show at FusionFest.
Grand Prize $1,000
2nd Place $200
3rd Place $100
Student Award $200
GPFF Audience Choice Award $100 Filmmaker / $100 for Film Subject