International Festival

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flags at the International Festival | MontgomeryFestInternational School of Brussels (ISB), one of the grade schools in the area, held their International Festival last weekend. The school gymnasium was filled with all the different nationalities comprised by the classmates and their families. Little kids running around, food, drink, pottery from all over the world, we were just waiting for them to start playing 'It's a Small World'.Holland brought the tulips..

Holland flowers at the ISB International Festival | MontgomeryFest

Ireland played the bagpipes. These are the same fellas from the St. Paddy's parade I found myself in last year..bagpipes at the International Festival | MontgomeryFest

You could get your name written in calligraphy.. calligraphy at the International Festival | MontgomeryFest

I fell in love with these sweet kimonos..International-Festival-Kimopretty kimonos at the International Festival | MontgomeryFest

The American booth was as patriotic as you'd expect, complete with a bald eagle mural that one might see spray painted on the back of a Ford pickup. 'Mericuh. No they did not have funfetti cupcakes, but we did score some root beer floats and explained to our friends that root beer isn't beer, but still the combo of ice cream and coke-substitute was strange. American booth at the International Festival | MontgomeryFest

We ate Swiss bar-be-que and Justin had a Swiss beer while I went for the sparkling Shiraz from New Zealand..sparkling shiraz from New Zealand at the ISB International Festival | MontgomeryFest

A mini trip around the world and back to Brussels that afternoon!