International Week Showcases Music, Cuisine
Students from the Friendship Association of Chinese Scholars and Students manned a booth during an International Week event last year.
UT Dallas will celebrate the cultural diversity of the University’s 5,000-plus international students with International Week festivities, March 31-April 4.
The annual tradition will showcase international food, music and culture from around the world with a talent show, film night, dance party and more.
“iWeek is one of UT Dallas’ most diverse and colorful celebrations. It is the largest display of culture on campus, and a great way to experience the fun of our global community,” said Cristen Casey, director of the International Student Services Office, the event’s leading sponsor.
Other iWeek sponsors include various student organizations and campus departments.
The opening event, Passport to the World, will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, March 31, in the Visitor Center Atrium. Participants will represent their countries through creativity in clothing, cuisine, music and design.
Monday, March 31Passport to the Worldnoon to 2 p.m.Visitor Center Atrium
Tuesday, April 1Table Tennis and Badminton Tournaments, 7 p.m. to midnight, Activity Center Main Gym
Wednesday, April 2International Tea House,2 to 4 p.m., SSB 2.102
Cinematheque: Namastey London, 7:30 p.m., Jonsson Performance Hall
Thursday, April 3Henna, 1 to 3 p.m., Women’s Center, SSB 4.300
Friday, April 4International Talent Show,7 to 9 p.m., Activity Center Main GymWorld Beats Dance Party9:30 to 11:30 p.m., Student Union Galaxy Rooms
For full details, visit the iWeek website.
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