Festival of Cultures
This event is open to the public!
Saturday, November 17, 2018
HCC Fieldhouse, College of Saint Benedict
Intercultural and International Student Services invites students, staff, faculty, alums and the public to a community festival of music, entertainment, food and culture. Festival of Cultures celebrates and recognizes the diversity at CSB/SJU through student performances, cultural food sampling and a fashion show.
Past student performances include — traditional Bahamian, Chinese, Ethiopian, Filipino, Hmong, Indian, Japanese, and Indian dances, as well as Latino, Chinese, and Hmong songs with a special feature of a spoken word, poetry slam. Cultures were represented at 30+ cultural booths in 2017, including Bahamas, Ireland, China, Ethiopia, Japan, Poland, Mexico, Yup'ik Alaska Native and South Korea.
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.