The15th Annual International Festivalkicked off Friday at the Raleigh Convention Center. Forty-five cultures will be represented.
Organizers say the festival will feature food, displays and dancing.
This year's theme is courtship and marriage. There are also a number of ceremonies scheduled.
The festival runs Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.