Scene at the fair

International Bazaar

The International Bazaar brings a cross-cultural feast not just for palates but for all the senses, in the form of music, dance, clothing and souvenirs. If a polka band and a samba band ever got married, they could hold the reception at the bazaar and expect some enthusiastic guests, ready to bust a move without spilling their beers. 

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Cara Fox worked on a client's henna art at the Sole Shine Henna Body Art booth at the Minnesota State Fair's International Bazaar.
Mariachi Jalisco de Minnesota took the International Bazaar Stage at the Minnesota State Fair, performing traditional and modern tunes.
Crowds jammed the Minnesota State Fair's International Bazaar on opening day to see an array of food, souvenirs, gifts and music that spans the globe.
Bethany Lynum found the perfect hat at the International Bazaar for her son Booker Lynum on a sunny opening day of the State Fair.
Bolivar Burga of Ecuador performed for shoppers at the Bolivian Imports booth at the International Bazaar.
A pair of North American boots strode through the International Bazaar's globe-spanning options.
Among the worldwide options at the International Bazaar: loons from the land of 10,000 lakes.
Max Thompson, a Russian accordionist, performed at the Festival of Nations Demonstration Stage at the International Bazaar.
The avenues of the International Bazaar were jam-packed on opening day.
Shoppers perused the goods at Elegancia Design Handcrafted Mexican Pottery. The owners bring most of their art from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
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