Littleton High Raises $2,000 with World Language Festival
LITTLETON -- Littleton High School’s recent World Language Festival raised $2,000 for student scholarships.
The biennial festival included cultural dances, musical performances and a wide variety of food dishes.
Proceeds from the festival support the World Language Book Bag scholarship, an award given to one to three graduating seniors who have excelled in foreign-language studies at Littleton High. The $2,000 raised at this year’s festival will support scholarships for graduating seniors in 2019 and 2020.
The festival was also held in celebration of National Foreign Language Week. All students who study a world language at Littleton High are required to participate in either a cafe that serves food, dance, musical performance, travel advertisement, poster project, or character impersonation for the event.
This year, students dressed up as such characters as Julius Caesar, Athena and Augustus Pablo.
Student tables at the festival served cuisine from various countries and regions, including Belgium, Russia, Mexico, Ethiopia, India, Thailand, Greece, Cuba, Italy, Poland, Brazil, Japan, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, Morocco, Germany, China, St. Lucia, Norway, Portugal, France, Hungary, Denmark, the Philippines and the Caribbean.