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Sights and Sounds from International Week

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2014 Winners

Badminton - Men's Singles
1st - Radha Krishna Raju Penmetcha
2nd - Malik Mohammed

Badminton - Women's Singles
1st - Iqra Qureshi
2nd - Trang Hoang

Badminton - Men's Doubles
1st - Wensheng Li
2nd - Bharath Rangaswamy & Gautham Shashank Archakam

Badminton - Women's Doubles
1st - Nhi Nguyen & Lynn Nguyen
2nd - Jennifer Vo & Kaleena Thai

Badminton - Mixed Doubles
1st - Sagar Sohoni & Tanvi Santoch Patil
2nd - Preston Ooi & Keerthi Reddy

International Talent Show
1st place: Indian Students Association (ISA)
2nd place: Rhythm of China Crew - Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars (FACSS)
3rd place: Sri Lankan Students Association (SLSA)

Passport to the World
Best Cuisine: Bangladesh
Most Informative: India
Best National Dress: Taiwan
Best Display: Sri Lanka
Best Newcomer: Egypt
People's Choice: India

Table Tennis
1st - Kevin Tsai
2nd - SeeWon Choi
3rd - Anukul Kumar
4th - Taevin Gove

Monday

March 31

Passport to the World

Passport to the World

12-2 p.m.
Visitor Center Atrium

Come experience the tastes, sights and sounds of the world at this trademark event. We invite you to join us as we showcase a wide array of cultures through food, music, costume and much more. As the first event of International Week, Passport to the World is one of the many exciting ways we celebrate our rich culture at UT Dallas.

Student groups must complete the online form to secure a booth at Passport to the World.

Brought to you by student organizations and the International Student Services Office.

Tuesday

April 1

Tournaments

Table Tennis and Badminton Tournaments

7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Activity Center Main Gym

Play or cheer at this year’s tournaments, which include both table tennis and badminton. To sign up for table tennis, complete this entry form and return it to the Recreational Sports office. To sign up for badminton, create an account on IMLeagues and follow the instructions.

Sponsored by Recreational Sports and the International Student Services Office.

Wednesday

April 2

International Tea House

International Tea House

2-4 p.m.
SSB 2.102

Experience the world of tea. Learn about the rituals and history of teas, and taste teas from all over the globe.

Sponsored by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and the International Student Services Office.
Namastey London

Cinematheque: Namastey London

7:30 p.m.
Jonsson Performance Hall

Come and enjoy an international film, followed by an interactive discussion.

Sponsored by Meteor Theater.

Thursday

April 3

Henna

Henna

1-3 p.m.
Women's Center, SSB 4.300

Experience the ancient Indian art of Henna. This personalized adornment is a free, relaxing and creative way to experience culture. Enjoy the temporary tattoos of Henna and decorative designs!

Brought to you by the Galerstein Women's Center and the International Student Services Office.

Friday

April 4

International Talent Show

International Talent Show

7-9 p.m.
Activity Center Main Gym

The International Talent Show showcases student performances from around the globe through song, dance and more. Our entertaining program, including the announcement of winners from Passport to the World, is a show you won’t want to miss!

Students wishing to audition for the talent show must complete the online form by March 21.

Brought to you by student organizations and the International Student Services Office.

World Beats Dance Party

9:30-11:30 p.m.
Student Union Galaxy Rooms

Immediately following the Talent Show, celebrate the closing of International Week with a broad range of global dance music, and enjoy pizza while supplies last.

Brought to you by the International Student Services Office.

 

About International Week

International Week is an annual UT Dallas tradition that celebrates the University’s diverse student body. Currently, there are more than 4,500 international students enrolled at UT Dallas from 100 countries:

international students at UT Dallas

Afghanistan
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Burma
Cameroon
Canada
Cayman Islands
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo (Kinshasa)
Cote D'Ivoire
Denmark
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Fiji
Fmr Yugoslav Rep of Macedonia
France
Gabon
Georgia

Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kosovo
Kuwait
Lebanon
Liberia
Malaysia
Maldives
Mexico
Micronesia, Federated States of
Moldova
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Norway
Oman

Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Syria
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe