Festival of Cultures


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Join us for the Festival of Cultures event which celebrates the diverse cultures of Wilburton Elementary School.

Wilburton Wolves speak nearly 35 languages! Bellevue is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Washington state. We feel so fortunate to have students from all over the world at our school and we want to celebrate and share this diversity at our school.

Host a table:

Are you interested in hosting a table to share your family's culture? Share your language, music, dress, food, games or crafts and more! Sign up to host a table here here.

Date: Friday May 20th

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Wilburton Elementary School - this will be an outdoor event

Questions? Please email Festival Chairs, Michelle and Ayoung here.


Please see below for some samples of what people have featured in the past for their cultures. You can be creative and share what speaks to you! These are just ideas to spur you on! We will have a meeting with table hosts 2 weeks prior to the event to help answer questions and make sure you are ready!

Spotlight on México 🇲🇽

Come visit us at the Festival of Cultures to explore our colorful Folk Art and learn about Day of the Dead.

Enjoy a taste of Mexico by trying some of our most popular foods both savory & sweet!

Spotlight on IRAN 🇮🇷

Come visit us in Festival of Cultures and learn more about Irananian traditional instruments: Santoor and Daf.

Try Persian tea on Samavar and pastries.

See our handmade wooden backgammon and more.

Spotlight on Japan 🇯🇵

Come visit us at the Festival of Cultures! Stop by the Japan booth to check out the food and games.

Japan is about old and new!

Japan is about tasty and fun!

Spotlight on Philippines 🇵🇭

We are excited to share with you at the Festival of Cultures!

Test out your tagalog with our dictionary, play some beloved filipino games and try out our staple food, Pancit.