Houstonians celebrated the "Silk Road Festival" with food, crafts, dances and music of Central Asia.

The multicultural festival at the Stafford Centre brought together ancient exotic traditions of the Silk Road.

Families enjoyed handmade crafts from six different cultures of Turkey, Azerbajian, Kazakhstan, Krgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

The festival gave a unique opportunity to learn about other cultures.

It runs Oct. 4 through Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.