Background

Culture Week is an annual week-long cultural festival, celebrating the diversity among the university community. This year, the event will be held from March 14-16 behind the cafeteria (Culture Village) and at the soccer pitch (Culture Week Night).

The university community is expected to experience 20 national cultures in terms of food, dress, music and language during the course of the three-day festival.

The climax will be the Culture Week Night to be held on Thursday, March 16 at the soccer pitch, beginning at 6pm.

Culture Week 2017

Theme: “Travel the World in One Week”

Date: Tuesday, March 14 – Thursday, March 16

Exhibition Venue: Behind Cafeteria | 9am – 6pm

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Activities

Culture Week Parade: Community representatives in cultural dress take part in a process along a designated route on Wednesday, March 15.

Holi Festival: Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the festival of colors or the festival of sharing love, on Wednesday, March 15 at the Culture Village.

Culture Village: Over twenty communities will be exhibiting their traditional food (on sale), music and artefacts, behind the cafeteria.

Culture Week Night: An evening of performances, a fashion show and music, at the soccer pitch from 6pm on Thursday, March 16.