International Week celebrates campus cultures

Danielle Ferguson

International Week is an opportunity for students to experience some of the different cultures represented at Iowa State. Put on by the International Student Council, events run from Nov. 13-20.

Thursday, Nov. 13

International Food Night

7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Admission: $5

Multicultural student organizations will be selling various food items from all over the world. This is an opportunity for students, staff and the Ames community to explore and experience different cultures with exotic traditional cuisines.

Friday, Nov. 14

International Dance Night

8 p.m. – 10 p.m. South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Admission: $2

The Bollywood Dance Club, AMSISU and Motion Sickness will help students learn different dances. All proceeds will go to Kawsara Fall School in Senegal, West Africa.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

International Bazaar

6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Admission: Free

The International Bazaar will feature international music, henna painting, a bazaar hunt, traditional clothes to try on, international and traditional games, calligraphy and a photo booth. Students can learn a few phrases from other languages and dress up in different cultures’ native clothing.

Thursday, Nov. 20

International Night

6 p.m. – 10 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union

Admission: Free

International Night will feature traditional and modern dance performances, and a fashion show presented by international and multicultural student organizations on campus.

A free dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.