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World Children's Festival 2015
 St Giles Band
above: St Giles Band
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The World Children's Festival 2015

About
The 5th World Children’s Festival opened with a three-day public celebration on June 30th to July 2nd at The Ellipse—“President’s Park” south of The White House. On July 3rd the WCF Awards Banquet were held, followed by a communal celebration of United States independence on July 4th.

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 Images: shona3.JPGThe New Zealand Children's Art House has been part of festival celebrations
in Washington DC since the first World Children's Art Olympiad in 1999.
Traveling via Australia, the Kutarere Kapahaka Group departed from
New Zealand on June 29th and stayed in Washington until July 9th .
The Maori children accompanied by Shona Hammond Boys,
the ICAF representative in New Zealand hosted workshops
at the festival with other educators accompanying the delegation.

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The ICAF has served since 1997 as the national arts & creativity organization for American children and the international arts & creativity organization for the world's children.

Our mission is to enhance academic performance and imbue global citizenship by nurturing children’s creativity and developing their empathy-key attributes of 21st century learners and leaders.

Our Accomplishments

  • Engaged approximately 5 million children in 80 countries to produce original art.
  • Hosted the first national children’s art festival in U.S. history
  • Developed the Artist-Athlete Ideal℠ of the creative mind and healthy body, which guides children to address the obesity and creativity risks they might face
  • Pioneered STEAMS Education℠, which integrates Art and Sport with the STEM disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for children's holistic development
  • Produced the World Children's Festival on The National Mall in Washington, D.C., every four years since 1999 as the Olympics of children's imaginations
  • Instituted the World Children's Award for children to select and honor creative leaders
  • Gained recognition as the world leader in children’s art exhibitions and children's panels at conferences
 

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