International Culture Carnival biggest and best yetTuesday 15 March 2016
More than 14 countries were represented at Liverpool Hope’s annual International Culture Carnival.
This year’s carnival was the biggest ever, with students invited to visit stands hosted by international students from Liverpool Hope. Liverpool Hope students also welcomed guests from the University of Liverpool.
Countries including India, China, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, South Africa, Azerbaijan, Columbia, Poland, Venezuela, Nepal, Mid West and Western USA, Ireland and England were represented, and the event also included a variety of musical and dance performances.
Many students wore national dress and offered authentic foods and crafts from their home country.
Carol Crawford, International Student Support Manager said: “This year’s International Culture Carnival was the biggest and best yet. This year we invited students from the other Liverpool universities to join us as we celebrated the joyous fusion of cultures that make Liverpool Hope, and our city, what it is. We would like to thank all the participants for taking part and making the event a success.”
Shankar Hariharan, who is studying for an International MBA, represented India. He said: “International Cultural Carnival is a unique event which enables different nations to present their different forms of cultural expressions containing traditional and contemporary elements. It was an excellent opportunity for visitors and myself, being a participant, to see the world gathering at Liverpool Hope University with their own music, dance and food. I strongly believe that still there is lot to understand from different nations in this era of globalization.”