Join us to celebrate the diversity, inclusiveness and cultures represented at SIU and in the region during International Festival 2020.
International Parade of Flags
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
After the Parade of Flags, join us in the International Lounge to officially “open” the festival.
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.
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.
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.