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Citadel News Service
8 Nov 2012

World Cultures Fair the highlight of International Ed Week

international education weekThe Citadel will host The 2012 World Cultures Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, in Buyer Auditorium in Mark Clark Hall.

African, Chinese, Latin, Indian, Native-American, and Brazilian musical and dance performances will take the stage beginning at 6 p.m. Cultural clubs and groups from The Citadel, College of Charleston and Medical University of South Carolina will offer samples of culinary traditions from around the world.

The 2012 World Cultures Fair is organized in collaboration with CofC and MUSC. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

The World Cultures Fair is one of several activities that are part of International Education Week. Other events include:

  • The Passport Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Submit an application for a passport while Charleston Passport Center employees are on campus. 
  • fotoglobe photography exhibit Nov. 13-25 in the Daniel Library. Contact Elise Wallace at to enter. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9.
  • International movie night sponsored by The Citadel Cultures Clubs.

For more information about the World Cultures Fair or other 2012 International Education Week activities contact Ashley Chrans at 843-953-1821 or

International Education Week 2012 celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. For more information on International Education Week, go to

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