Festival of Cultures
Free | Public Welcome
Celebrate the 15th Annual Festival of Cultures at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 5:00p.m.-8:00p.m. in the Haehn Campus Center Clemens Field House at the College of Saint Benedict.
The Intercultural Center invites students, faculty, staff, and the public to a community festival of music, entertainment, food, and cultural. Festival of Cultures celebrates and recognizes the diversity at CSB/SJU through student performances, cultural food sampling, and a fashion show. This event is free and open to the public.
Last year, Festival of Cultures 2011, included student performances--traditional African, Bahamian, Chinese, Ethiopian, Filipino, Hmong, Indian, Japanese, and Vietnamese dances, as well as Latino and Vietnamese songs. Thirty-two countries were represented at 39 cultural booths in 2011, including Bahamas, Belize, Chile, China, Ethiopia, Japan, Poland, Vietnam and Zimbabwe. Many of the presenters will come dressed in clothing native to their culture and serve samples of traditional cultural food. The festival also includes students from the United States who have strong affinity to other countries, as well as varying cultures within the United States.