Intercultural Festival

2014 Event Schedule

Sunday, March 9th

If you are back early from Spring Break and need something to do, check out what's happening in downtown Grand Rapids...click here!

 

Monday, March 10th

Traditional Native Arts
Sponsored by Native American Student Association
12 - 2pm - Kirkhof Lobby, Allendale

Dabke Dance Instruction
Sponsored by Arab Culture Club
5 - 7pm - Grand River Room, Kirkhof, Allendale

Asian Culture Mini-Stations
Sponsored by Asian Student Union
6 - 8pm - Pere Marquette, Kirkhof, Allendale

"Five pillars, five stories: a story from an MSA student" (Islamic Awareness Week)
Sponsored by Muslim Student Association
7 - 8:30pm - Room 2266, Kirkhof, Allendale

 

Tuesday, March 11th

Dr. Svetoslav Pavlov and Professor Eva Lewak (Polish and Russian Food & Literature)
Sponsored by Area Studies
1 - 3pm - Room 2270, Kirkhof, Allendale

Dr. Zulema Moret (Aztec Dance & Workshop)
Sponsored by Area Studies
1 - 2pm - Room 2215 & 2216, Kirkhof, Allendale

"Try a Hijab for a Day with the MSA" (Islamic Awareness Week)
Sponsored by Muslim Student Association
7 - 8:30pm - Room 2266, Kirkhof, Allendale

Japanese Festival (Food & Performance)
Sponsored by Japanese Culture Association
7:30 - 9pm - Grand River Room, Kirkhof, Allendale

Bernard Woma and Saakumu Dance Troupe (West-African Dance-Drumming from Ghana)
Sponsored by generous donations. Hosted by GVSU Department of Music and Dance
Dance-drumming demo/workshop
8 - 9pm - Niemeyer Living Center, Allendale

Open Mic Night
Sponsored by Spotlight Productions
8 - 10pm - Area 51, Kirkhof, Allendale

Showcase Event
Sponsored by Sabrosisimo
9 - 10pm - Grand River Room, Kirkhof, Allendale

Bernard Woma and Saakumu Dance Troupe (West-African Dance-Drumming from Ghana)
Sponsored by generous donations. Hosted by GVSU Department of Music and Dance
Dance-drumming workshop
9:30 - 10:30pm - FH 30, Combative Room (Fieldhouse), Allendale

 
 
Wednesday, March 12th
 

Intercultural Forum (Lunch and Discussion)
Sponsored by Office of Student Life and Office of Multicultural Affairs
12 - 1pm - Room 2270, Kirkhof, Allendale
Space is limited. To RSVP visit: https://orgsync.com/70573/events/741450/occurrences/1510559

Bernard Woma and Saakumu Dance Troupe (West-African Dance-Drumming from Ghana)
Sponsored by generous donations. Hosted by GVSU Department of Music and Dance
GVSU Concert
4 - 5pm - Cook DeWitt, Allendale

Culture Shock Entertainment
Sponsored by Black Student Union & Asian Student Union
6 - 8pm - Grand River Room, Kirkhof, Allendale
LIB 100 and 201 Approved 

Dr. Zulema Moret (Aztec Dance and Workshop) 
Sponsored by Area Studies 
6 - 7:30pm Holland Area Arts Center

"Islam, the Religion of Peace and Unity: Sunni-Shia" (Islamic Awareness Week)
Sponsored by Muslim Student Association
7 - 8:30pm - Room 2215 & 2216, Kirkhof, Allendale

Bernard Woma and Saakumu Dance Troupe (West-African Dance-Drumming from Ghana)
Sponsored by generous donations. Hosted by GVSU Department of Music and Dance
Grand Haven Concert (free will donations)
7 - 9pm - Grand Haven Community Center Auditorium, 421 Columbus Ave.

Athens Boys Choir - Spoken Word Performer
Sponsored by Out n' About
9 - 11pm - Pere Marquette, Kirkhof, Allendale

 

Thursday, March 13th
 

Dr. Curtis Smith (Chinese Characters - The Written Language)
Sponsored by Area Studies
1 - 3pm - Room 2215 & 2215, Kirkhof, Allendale

K-GE Dance Group
Sponsored by K-pop Group Evolution
5 - 7:30pm - Grand River Room, Kirkhof, Allendale

World Trivia Night
Sponsored by Padnos International Center
6 - 7pm -  Room 2263, Kirkhof, Allendale

Comedy with Yousel Erakat a.k.a. Fousey Tube (Islamic Awareness Week)
Sponsored by Muslim Student Association
6 - 8pm - Loosemore Auditorium and Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall, DeVos Center, Pew Campus

Drag Show
Sponsored by Out n' About & Residence Housing Association
8 - 9:30pm - Cook-DeWitt, Allendale

LaughFest Event
Sponsored by Spotlight Productions
9 - 11pm -  Grand River Room, Kirkhof, Allendale

 

Friday, March 14th

"Harems, Terrorist, and Patriots: Representations of Muslim in the U.S. Media" (Islamic Awareness Week)
Sponsored by Muslim Student Association
12 - 1:30pm - Room 2270, Kirkhof, Allendale

Cultural Sensitivity Seminar
Sponsored by NPHC
6 - 8pm - Pere Marquette, Kirkhof, Allendale

Piñatas: Secrets and Surprises
Sponsored by Latino Student Union
9 - 11pm - Pere Marquette, Kirkhof, Allendale

 

Saturday, March 15th

French Festival 
Sponsored by Les Francophiles
1 - 5pm - Loosemore Auditorium and Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall, DeVos Center, Pew Campus

(THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE) 
"From Umtata to the World:" A tribute to Mandela 
Sponsored by African Student Council

Soul Food Cafe
Sponsored by Revolution on Campus
7 - 9pm - Pere Marquette, Kirkhof, Allendale

Stroll Competition
Sponsored by NPHC
7pm - Ceglarek Fine Arts Center, 10760 68th Ave., Allendale
Doors open at 6:30pm | Admissions: $5.00 or $3.00 with 2 canned goods 

Masquerade Ball 
Sponsored by International Student Organization
8pm - Grand Rapids Public Museum, Downtown
Tickets are available at the 20/20 desk for $5.00.
For more information visit: http://www.gvsu.edu/aiso/activities-3.htm

Week-long Events

GVSU National Conference (March 14 - 16)
Sponsored by International Student Organization

Islamic Awareness Week
Sponsored by Muslim Student Association
 

 

 

*Schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates as we solidify events.*

 

Page last modified March 18, 2014