Explore the World and Celebrate Its Diversity with FIUTS!

Performance at FIUTS’ annual CulturalFest Showcase, which returns this year on Feb. 25. (Photo courtesy FIUTS)

Each February, the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS) puts on the largest multicultural student event at the University of Washington. CulturalFest is a two-day event that celebrates the diversity and talent that international students bring to our campus and our region. It welcomes thousands of globally-minded visitors of all ages and backgrounds to the University of Washington for cultural exploration and learning.

Join over 2,000 UW students, local community members and elementary school students at the FIUTS CulturalFest International Expo between 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM on Friday, February 10th, 2017 in the Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom. Visitors will have a unique chance to experience booths representing over 40 cultures through music, dance, food, conversation and interactive activities. CulturalFest booths are developed and staffed by student volunteers from all over the world, and free and open to the public.

On Saturday, February 25, doors for pre-show entertainment opens at 6:00 PM and the show starts at 7:30 PM. CulturalFest Performance Showcase is an unforgettable evening of music and dance performances featuring University of Washington students and scholars from around the world. Join FIUTS for an explosion of sights and sounds on the Meany Hall stage to celebrate the incredible diversity of the UW international student community. Tickets are available HERE.

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