The 35th Annual Greek Fest took place at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church from Sept. 26-28 and featured Greek food, music, dance, art and more.
On Saturday, Sept. 27 Market Square was alive with the sounds of salsa. The 15th annual HoLa Festival kicked off with music and dancing as the Orquesta de Jamie Bonilla played a mix of Hispanic music and the crowd learned to dance with Music City Salsa. For HoLa Festival’s first two-day event, vendors lined the square selling traditional foods, bracelets, clothing and art.
Cassie Helmboldt shares her first food experience at Greek Fest. The festival ran from Sept. 26-28. Traditional Greek dishes were presented including baklava, souvlaki and gyros.
The University of Tennessee’s Pedestrian Walkway was transformed into an educational voyage around the world on Friday, Sept. 26 for the annual International Festival. Participants included various student groups along with the school’s foreign language clubs. These groups represented their countries through food, dance, music and other traditional activities. Admission was free, but the food and crafts were for sale.
A variety of student multicultural associations showcased their culture at the International Festival on Pedestrian walkway on Friday, Sept. 26.
The Visual Arts Committee hosted an art talk with photographer, Brett Warren, on Sept. 25 in the McCarty Auditorium. The lecture served as a part of the committee’s initiative to introduce unique viewpoints to the student audience.
A weeklong celebration of East Tennessee’s art came to an end as the Knoxville Museum of Art held its first art fair on Saturday, Sept. 20. This year, the museum implemented a Pottery with a Purpose program, reaching 450 students in the area. Students’ work was displayed and made available for sale at Saturday’s art [...]
On Saturday Sept. 20, Knoxville hosted its inaugural Asian Festival in Krutch Park. The festival aims to promote diversity while celebrating the culture and traditions of various Asian countries. A variety of vendors set up booths to showcase food, fashion, hand-made crafts and other various products that helped bring a little piece of Asia to [...]
This weekend concluded the first on-campus two-day festival for the Arabic American Club of Knoxville.
On Saturday Sept. 20, First Lutheran Church and School celebrated its German heritage with their first annual German Fest. Festival goers were treated to authentic German dishes, live polka music and a variety of locally crafted beer. Lindsey Hofman, a church member and first-grade teacher at the school, discussed where the idea for the festival [...]
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