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People and Culture Days

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When
Oct 23–24, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where
Rocklin Campus Quad Amphitheater, and various locations around campus (between the Campus Center and Winstead)
5100 Sierra College Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677
Pricing
Free
Contact
Laurence Lambert-Marandi, llambert@sierracollege.edu, (916) 660-8088

Learn about cultures from around the Globe!

Event Details

Have you sampled homemade tamales? Have you danced to Greek music? Can you make a Japanese origami crane? These are just a few of the things you can participate in at the 17th annual People & Culture Days held at Sierra College on Wednesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 24 outside the college cafeteria on the Rocklin campus from 10 am–2 pm.

Here's the Schedule of events            

  

 

WEDNESDAY 23

 

10-10:30

Guest speaker from the California Heritage Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP) – Nevada City Rancheria (Tribal Spokesperson Shelly Covert)

10:30- 11:30

Mariachis (Trio Los Embajadores)

11:30-12:00

Bandura musician (Ola Oliynik)

12-1:00

Romanian violinist (Otniel and Daniel Radu)

1-1:30

Sierra Jazz Ensemble (Professor McLaughlin)

FOOD TRUCKS:

Maria’s Tacos - Belgian Waffles

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY 24

 

10-10:30

Sierra Wind Ensemble (Professor McLaughlin)

10:30-11

African drums (Fenix Drums)

11:00-11:45

Brazilian music (Brazilian Cultural Center)

11:45-12

International fashion Show (Professor Teri Umhauer)

12-12:30

Belly dancer (Mychelle Crown)

FOOD TRUCKS:

Maria’s Tacos - Belgian Waffles

 

All are welcome to this free event. Come experience cultures from around the globe right here in Rocklin. There will be music and entertainment, international food, informational booths, posters, art, dancing, international arts and crafts, and much more. Pick up your event Passport from the Embassy booth and look for the answers to the questions by talking with event participants and examining the posters. As Robin Persiani, ESL Professor, says “It’s a fantastic opportunity to learn about, appreciate, and celebrate the diverse cultures on our campus and around the world.” The event is designed to foster world peace and promote understanding of different cultures and global issues.

For more information and the festival schedule, contact French Professor and event organizer, Laurence Lambert-Marandi, at llambert@sierracollege.edu. Daily parking permits can be purchased for $3 at machines located in the campus parking lots.

Sponsored by: ASSC

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