WorldFest’s 20th anniversary, coming Labor Day weekend to the Belvedere
As a prelude to this preview of WorldFest (Sept. 2 -5), the present iteration of the festival dates to 2003 and was a successful effort by the city of Louisville to revive the spirit of heritage weekends, which had faded away some years before. Food & Dining Magazine’s founder and publisher John Carlos White was instrumental at WorldFest’s inception in 2003, ironically around the same time he had a second launch on his hands: F&D itself. As with WorldFest this weekend, we’ll be celebrating our 20th anniversary quite soon. Here’s the pitch: It’s 2022 and WorldFest is back, and once again the Belvedere will host a celebration of Louisville’s diversity, featuring music, dance, culture and education. It’s a sensory overload, with so much to do, see and learn, although what keeps many of us marking our calendars each year is the international cuisine. Food choices vary from year to year, and the mystery...Read more