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Children from
                                                                                Uganda performed
     The Indonesia                                                                 the Rakaraka
    chapter of CIOFF.                                                                Dance.

                                  The Malaysian
                                Rhythm and Dance
                                 by the Cempaka

                                                dance group, from

                                                                                                      Swedish World

        understanding in a global  off to a bumpy start with  the World Children’s

        community setting.                   rain falling just before             Awards Banquet. The fes-
        Over a hundred educa-                the festival opening by              tivities culminated with

        tors host workshops and  the U.S. Air Force color                         a firework celebration of
        activities integrating the           guard, the WCF brings                the U.S. Independence

        arts with sports, and                a magic of its own.  The             Day at The National
        both with STEM disci-                rain soon stopped, and               Mall on July 4th before

        plines to show the holis-            a double rainbow ap-                 attendees returned home
        tic nature of STEAMS                 peared, gracing attendees  the following day.

        Education—Science,                   with the rarest of sights               I invite you to join us
        Technology, Engineering,  and hinting at the prom- in exploring the magic

        Arts, Math, and Sports.              ising future they can                of Creativity, Diversity,
            The WCF2015 started  make happen.                                     and Unity as we intro-

        with a three-day celebra-               In addition to the                duce you to a few of the
        tion at The Ellipse, also            performances and work-               festival events. Together,

        known as the President’s  shops at The Ellipse, the  we can build a world of
        Park because it is right             WCF honored partici-                 incredible creativity and

        next to the White House.  pants with medals and                           global understanding.
        Though the festival got              certificates presented at

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