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Global Fest

April 3, 2013
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Campus Recreation Center Fieldhouse
  • Open to the Public

Experience cultures from over 20 countries represented by Roger Williams University students, who will share stories and traditional cultural items and activities at interactive tables. Some students use the venue as an opportunity to display artistic and creative talents by performing traditional dances and songs. From noon to 1 p.m. enjoy a performance of Caribbean steel drum band Jason Roseman & Tropical Gems; from 1 to 2 p.m., Boston-based group Sinha Capoeira will give capoeira demonstrations; and from 2 to 3 p.m., enjoy RWU student performances from Special Delivery, the Dance Team, and a traditional dance performance by Saudi international students. Student groups and local community groups will be represented. Providence-based Spanish radio station Latina 100.3 FM will provide music.

There's still time to sign up to perform or have your student group represented at Global Fest. Contact Amrine Obermueller at This event is sponsored by the RWU Intercultural Center.