Festival of Cultures

This event is open to the public! 

Monday, October 11 - Saturday, October 16, 2021

College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

Multicultural Student Services invites students, staff, faculty, alums and the public to a week long 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 2018, 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.

Visit and like our Facebook page to view all the past performances.