International Culture Night highlights traditions worldwide

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International Culture Night highlights traditions worldwide

Fresno State’s International Education Week concludes with the 32nd annual International Culture Night at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 in the Satellite Student Union.

Presented by the International Student Services and Programs (ISSP), the free, public commemoration will include a variety of diverse performances, which highlight the cultural traditions represented by the more than 900 international students studying at Fresno State.

In addition to the International Fashion Show representing countries throughout the world and an international flag procession, performances scheduled are:

  • African Continent: African Student Club
  • Vietnam: Skylie
  • China: Buchanan Chinese Club
  • U.S.A: Dance Xpress
  • Mexico: Los Danzantes de Aztlan – Mexican folkloric dance
  • Sri Lanka : Sri-Lankan Student Club
  • China: Chinese Dragon Girls
  • India: Indian Student Club

International Education Week began Nov. 16 with a moment of silence for CSU Long Beach student Nohemi Gonzalez and all victims of the Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 13. See original release.

Other closing events include a CineCulture free screening of the film “After the Rain” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 in the Leon S. and Pete P. Peters Educational Center (west of the Save Mart Center in the Student Recreation Center building).

A post-screening discussion will be led by professor emeritus Dr. Ed EmanuEl.

For more information, contact 559.278.0333 or go to Facebook.