About 10,000 visitors are expected to be in Bowling Green this week, and they're coming from all over the world.
It's the 17th Annual Bosniak's Convention of North America, and it's being hosted right here in South Central Kentucky.
President of the Bosnian Islamic Center in Bowling Green, Azmir Husic, says they've been preparing for a year.
"In 2009 it was in Jacksonville,FL, 2010 was in St.Louis,Missouri and 2011 was in Phoenix,AZ ... the goal of convention is to try to get our people from all over the country, to try and get together to spend a couple days together, to meet to talk about issues problems," says Husic.
Bowling Green was chosen because of the Bosnian population here, thousands of residents fled their homeland during the war and genocide in Bosina starting in 1992 to Bowling Green.
"We are lucky we've got a lot of Bosnian people in town," says Tahir Zukis.
"We do our best to make this convention the best of the last 16. We want to be the best, convention 17, because our goal is to have every convention be better and better," says Husic.
This weekend will also mark the official opening of the Bosnian Islamic Center.
They're inviting everyone in the community to participate, hoping to shed some light on their culture.
"I'll hope that with this and with what we going to do in here, we're going to prove we are good people," says Husic.
Most hotels in the area are booked for this weekend, so locals are opening up their homes.
Some people say more than 20 people are staying in their homes.
Events include Bosnian music, chess and soccer tournaments and cultural programs.
The events will be held at both the Bosnian Islamic Center and the Sloan Convention Center.
WKU will also hold several educational events in congestion with this convention.