Tag Archives: International House

International Festival spotlights variety of cultural talent

[gallery ids="8748,8747,8746,8745,8697,8692"] Taking advantage of the warm spring weather Friday afternoon, hundreds of students came to Pedestrian Walkway to take part in the 26th International Festival from 10a.m.-3p.m. There were a myriad of things to do during the event, which centered around the diverse cultures represented on campus. The festival was free to attendees.  Over…
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Japan Week highlights food, sword play, dances

[gallery ids="7744,7747,7748,7746,7749,7814"] The International House celebrated the best of Japanese culture this week with movies, tea, a cooking demonstration and performances. The movie shown Monday was Tokyo Sonata, a film about the lives of a family during the years following the Japanese recession of the early 1990s and the struggles they endured because of it.…
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Italian Night at I-House presents diverse cultural performances

[caption id="attachment_7086" align="alignleft" width="300"] Students from an Italian 112 class present a Filastroacca, a traditional Italian character poem.Tyler Yonce/ TNJN[/caption] The International House was filled with dozens of students and staff looking to partake in Italian culture on Feb. 19  at 6 p.m. during Italian Culture Night, an event sponsored by the UTK International House…
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International House hosts worldly dance competition

  On Tuesday, the University Center auditorium was alive with the sound of music, clapping and dancing feet as UT’s International House hosted a competition of traditional and contemporary dances from around the world, all performed by UT students or organizations. The competition showcased dances from India, China, Ireland and the United States as well as…
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