UWG Unites Cultures Beyond Differences

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) will host the 4th Annual Multicultural Festival on Thursday, March 14, at noon in the Campus Center Ballroom. The event, themed ‘Beyond Differences,’ will include speakers from various Consulate-General Offices in Atlanta.

“The Multicultural Festival is designed to provide knowledge of other cultures and build partnerships with various external multicultural communities,” said Deirdre Rouse, acting director for the CDI. “The Festival will consist of a variety of cultural displays, entertainment and food.”

The free event is open to the public and also includes performances, music and other activities including The Apu Inka Musical Group (Andes, Peru), The Africa Rhythm Project, Chinese Bamboo Flute instrument, Liberian traditional dances, Native American dances, Calligraphy workshop, African American, Native American and Asian arts and opportunities for Henna tattoos (Elegant Henna).

“We live in a global village, thereby understanding and appreciating different cultures is of utmost importance,” said Program Coordinator Doris Kieh.

The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Black Student Alliance, Latino Cultural Society, African Student Association, International Services and Programs and International Student Club.

For more information, please call the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at 678-839-5400 or visit the CDI’s website. For a printable copy of the event flyer, click here.