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 SIU Carbondale International Festival, Mnoday, February 10 0 Friday, February 14. Taste of Cultures 2020

Join us to celebrate the diversity, inclusiveness and cultures represented at SIU and in the region during International Festival 2020.

February 10

International Parade of Flags

10:00 a.m.

Carrying flags representing their Nation, students, faculty and staff will walk together from Woody Hall across campus to the Student Center. It’s a colorful and impressive assemblage and some participants also wear their native attire.

International Festival Proclamation & University Welcome

10:30 a.m.

After the Parade of Flags, join us in the International Lounge to officially “open” the festival.

February 12

Study Abroad Fair

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Discover how you can study abroad while earning academic credit toward your major.

International Food Fair

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Food Fair Menu

A unique opportunity to sample a wide variety of cuisine from all over the world as students from nations far and wide prepare and serve popular foods from their countries.

Tickets are just $1 each and items will range from 1-4 tickets. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance at the Student Center Business Office windows beginning February 5.

February 14

Cultural Show

7:00 p.m.

SIU students will celebrate their diverse backgrounds with performances of music, dance, drama and more at the popular annual Cultural Show.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms.

The show is free and open to the public.