THE International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) celebrated an International Fest recently with its school community representing 64 different nationalities.
This event is celebrated each year and is enjoyed by the entire ISKL community with fabulous food, amazing performances and interesting activities for the whole family.
It celebrates the uniqueness of the many nationalities, highlighting their belief that individual and cultural diversity enriches their lives.
The Ampang campus saw the halls adorned with the national flags of all the countries represented at the school.
The day began with the ribbon cutting followed by a colourful spectacle of the flag parade, which progressed around the school led by school head Dr Norma Hudson and drummers, led by faculty member, Will Chisholm.
One of the most popular elements of the International Fest is the opportunity to smell, see and taste many diverse foods.
Parents and faculty from various countries set up food stalls selling delicious treats.
The Ampang campus was transformed into an international food court decorated with colourful souvenirs from around the world.
A variety of cultural performances were held on an open-air stage. The lively, colourful performances added to the international atmosphere.
Both children and young adults from the community proudly participated in an international fashion parade.
The entertainment was live streamed to screens around the school campus and via the internet throughout the day.
There were also stalls set up to promote and sell handicrafts.
The International Fest is the parent-teacher association’s largest fundraiser each year. Funds raised by the PTA go towards the PTA Grants Programme, which supports students’ learning through innovative ideas and projects proposed by the faculty.