43rd Annual Worldfest 2013 “Collage of Cultures”
Each year the University of Connecticut (Storrs campus) celebrates Worldfest, a multicultural event that brings together
student cultural organizations and the community in a diverse display of
exhibits, dance performances, and ethnic foods.
This year’s “Collage of Cultures” will be held on Sunday March 3, 2013 at the Rome Ballroom. The International Center and
the International Student Organization (ISO) are sponsoring this event.
Festivities will begin at 1:00pm and end at 4:00pm.
Highlights of the festival include performances from: the UConn Taiko Club, Albanian Student Association, Iranian Student group “Sharashoub”, Capoeira, UConn Irish,
Polish Cultural Society, Tarang, Husky Hungama, and the Saudi Arabian student club are just some of the venue that will surprise and delight you. In addition, international cuisines and beverages from around the world will be available that will tempt and satisfy your taste. Polish, Latin American, Mediterranean,Caribbean, Asian, Middle East delicacies will permeate the air, thus creating a
truly international atmosphere. UConn international student organizations will sing, dance, perform and exhibit their cultural artifacts, and will sell cultural items. There will be at least 18 cultural group/ exhibit tables
participating this year.
We hope you can join us to embrace our rich cultural diversity and to show your
support to our international community. Please contact Laurie Tompkins at
486-3855 if you have any questions. This is an educational experience for all
ages. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free. There will be a small fee for
food and beverages.
Visit our website:
http://global.uconn.edu/international-center/ for more details on the event.