International Week 2015

International Week 2015

2015 Winners

Table Tennis & Badminton

Men’s Table Tennis
1st
— Taevin Gove
2nd — Sam Ding
3rd — Anukul Kumar

Women’s Table Tennis
1st
— Lin Hong
2nd — Yabsera Mesfin
3rd — Xiao Ma

Men’s Badminton Singles
1st
— Huy Trinh
2nd — Abhiram Pulakurthy
3rd — Nirmaan Bajpai

Women’s Badminton Singles
1st
— Tianqi Bai
2nd — Amrutha Maddale
3rd — Trang Hoang

Mixed Doubles
1st
— DVD: Wei-Cheng Wang
2nd — 6 Years Apart: Suong Lam, Tung Pham

Men’s Doubles
1st
— VV: Varun Vivek Jujar, Vamsi Mocherla
2nd — MSDian: Pranith Reddy Byreddy, Siri Venkat Vemuri

Women’s Doubles
1st
— BADDICTS: Kaleena Thai, Jennifer Vo
2nd — Nhi-Hal: Nhi Nguyen, Hallie Chu

Passport to the World

Best National Dress — Taiwan

Best Hospitality — Bangladesh

Most Creative — Sri Lanka

Most Informative — Iran

Best Cuisine — China

Best Newcomer — Ivory Coast

Best in Show — India

International Talent Show

1st Place
Indian Students Association

2nd Place
Bangladeshi Student Organization

3rd Place
FACSS Jasmine Blossom Dance Group

Honorable Mention
Solina Vong: Cambodian Traditional Dance
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Monday, March 30

Passport to the World

1-3 p.m., Visitor Center Atrium Experience the tastes, sights and sounds of the world at International Week’s trademark event. Student groups must complete the online form to secure a booth at Passport to the World.

Sponsored by student organizations and the International Center.

Tuesday, March 31

Table Tennis and Badminton Tournaments

7 p.m.-midnight, Activity Center Main Gym Play or cheer at this year’s tournaments, which include both table tennis and badminton. Students wishing to compete must register online to secure a spot.

Sponsored by Recreational Sports and Intercultural Programs.

Wednesday, April 1

International Tea House

1-3 p.m., Student Union Galaxy Rooms Immerse yourself in the world of tea. Learn about the rituals and history of teas and taste teas from around the globe.

Sponsored by Education Abroad and Intercultural Programs.

Thursday, April 2

Henna

1-3 p.m., Women's Center, SSB 4.3 Enjoy the ancient Indian art of Henna. Your temporary, personalized Henna adornment is a free, relaxing and creative way to experience Indian culture. Enjoy the temporary tattoos of Henna and decorative designs!

Sponsored by the Galerstein Women's Center and the Intercultural Programs.

Friday, April 3

International Talent Show

7-9:30 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym The International Talent Show showcases student performances from around the globe. Each year the Talent Show presents the diversity of UT Dallas through song, dance and more. The program includes the announcement of winners from Passport to the World and a fashion show. Students wishing to audition for the International Talent Show must complete the online audition form by March 26.

Brought to you by student organizations and the International Center and the ELS Language Center.

World Beats Party

10-11:30 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. Enjoy pizza while supplies last. The Comet Cruiser 883 will extend service until midnight!

Brought to you by the International Center.

About International Week

International Week is an annual UT Dallas tradition that celebrates the University’s diverse student body. Currently, there are more than 5,200 international students enrolled at UT Dallas from 101 countries.

world map highlights 101 countries that UT Dallas international students come from

Afghanistan
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Bolivia
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Cameroon
Canada
Cayman Islands
China
Colombia
Cote D'Ivoirejivory Coast
Cuba
Denmark
Dominica
Ecuador

Egypt
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Fiji
France
Gabon
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kosovo
Kuwait

Lebanon
Libya
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malaysia
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova
Morocco
Myanmar
Nepal
Netherlands
Nigeria
Norway
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore

South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
St. Lucia
Sudan
Sweden
Syria
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Uganda
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zimbabwe