International Events

Special Events


In addition to organizing the sister-city exchanges, WIFA coordinates a variety of activities to enhance cultural relationships in the Worthington community. Ethnic dinners, lectures and international festival celebrations are just a few of the ways WIFA strives to achieve its goals of fostering intercultural friendships, welcoming international newcomers, and learning and experiencing cultural differences. The City of Worthington and WIFA believe that understanding different cultures and customs is essential for living in the global community of the 21st century.

Upcoming Programs


Tuesday, October 17
Postcards from Stanland: Journeys in Central Asia, featuring author David Mould

Monday, October 23
WIFA Fall Party with visiting delegation from sister city, Sayama, Japan

Tuesday, November 14
True Stories of the WWII Japanese Internment Camps, featuring Karen Jiobu

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