The event presented a Unity Parade of Flags of all 195 countries that are member states of the United Nations. Representatives marched from the Fulton mall to Brooklyn Borough Hall. Holding hands, they all formed a human chain around Brooklyn Borough Hall signifying "bridging the gap" in generations of the world’s people.
Culture is a cornerstone of national identity and pride. The International Day of Friendship highlighted performances of specific continental regions that expose Brooklynites of the rich diversity found in their backyard.
Along with dances and music, the International Day of Friendship gave Brooklynites a unique treats and an assortment of free delicious foods from around the world.