Spotlight Communities

Year Spotlight Community
2017 Italy
2016 50th Anniversary of the International Festival (No spotlight community this year.)
2015 African-American
2014 Poland
2013 Macedonia
2012 Philippines
2011 Greece
2010 Hungary
2009 Puerto Rico
2008 United States Armed Forces and Veterans
2007 Ireland
2006 Italy
2005 Greece
2004 African-American
2003 Mexico
2002 Croatia
2001 United States' 225th Birthday
2000 Russia
1999 Hungary
1998 Philippines
1997 Poland
1996 Puerto Rico
1995 Vietnam
1994 Germany
1993 India
1992 Philippines
1991 Russia
1990 Serbia
1989 Israel
1988 American Indian
1987 Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution
1986 Lorain International 20th Anniversary
1985 Macedonia
1984 Lorain 150th Celebration (Sesquincetennial)
1983 Scotland
1982 Ireland
1981 Mexico
1980 Ukraine
1979 Slovenia
1978 Slovakia
1977 Black Community
1976 Bicentennial Americana
1975 Greece
1974 Puerto Rico
1973 Poland
1972 Hungary
1971 Italy
1970 None
1969 None
1968 None