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Culture Fest 2019 will be from April 1st-6th 2019. Check out the GTIA Facebook page here for the latest updates on each event. If you want to get involved, contact Stephanie Mathis, The student leaders coordinating the event are Jacob Bruhn ( and Yasmine Bassil (

Culture Fest is sponsored by Sticker Giant

Monday, April 1st


Food Fest

Come experience different flavors that will transport you all over the world with
GTIA’s Food Fest! Join us as we present FREE FOOD from a variety of international
cuisines! Food Fest will have all of your favorite cultural organizations preparing their favorite authentic dishes from home for you to
sample. Come hungry; get cultured!

Time: 12 - 2pm
Location: The Campanile


Featuring the African Student Association, Caribbean Student Association, Egyptian Student Association, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Japan Student Association, Salsa Club, Chinese Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, and Arab Student Organization!

Tuesday, April 2nd


Language Café


Interested in learning new languages and meeting new people? Come out to GTIA’s &
Language Institute’s Language Café, an event providing a fun way for students to
immerse themselves in a multitude of linguistic spheres and cultural backgrounds!
Student volunteers will lead conversation tables, each focusing on a language, teaching
common phrases in their native language to others! Join us for FREE coffee, tea, and
snacks, and a wonderful opportunity to experience new cultures!

Time: 3 - 5pm
Location: Student Center Peachtree Room

In collaboration with the Language Institute

Wednesday, April 3rd


Cultural Showcase

Come experience a transformative journey around the world through music, dance,
art, and fashion at GTIA’s Cultural Showcase! The Cultural Showcase is a performance
that showcases cultural dances, musical pieces, artistic ability and fashion from all
around the world with your favorite student performing groups!

Refreshments and snacks will be provided!

RSVP for a FREE ticket HERE! You can pick up your ticket(s) the day of the event outside the Student Center Ballroom from 5:30 - 7:00 PM. 

Time: 7 - 8:30pm
Location: Student Center Ballroom

Featuring the African Student Association, Caribbean Student Association, Salsa Club, GT Seoulstice, Chinese Student & Scholar Association, Indonesian Student Association, Persian dance groups, and many more!

Thursday, April 4th


Oodles of Noodles

GTIA’s Oodles of Noodles is an exploration of how vastly one dish differs in various
cultures around the world! From Italian penne, to German spaetzle, to Japanese
ramen, Oodles of Noodles will allow students to acquire a new and unique cultural
experience through tasting international food, comparing how one ingredient can
manifest in many unique ways through different cultures! Attendees will sample
noodles from around the world and learn how they came to be a food staple!

Time: 11am - 12pm
Location: Skiles Courtyard



Friday, April 5th


Human Libraries

GTIA’s Human Libraries is a place where perspectives are broadened, difficult
questions are answered, and diversity is appreciated. This event invites a diverse set of
speakers from all kinds of backgrounds and experiences to tell their stories! Speakers
will set up around the Campanille, talking about their valuable experiences and
personal journeys! Come interact with these influential leaders to hear inspiring and
motivations tales of some of the challenges and success on Georgia Tech campus and

If you are interested in participating as a speaker, sign-up here

Time: 2 - 4pm
Location: The Campanile

Saturday, April 6th

Georgia Tech vs. University of North Carolina

International Baseball Night - International Students & Scholars

GTIA & GT Athletics present the International Baseball Night for International Students & Scholars! Open to all, International Baseball Night serves as a chance for students to interact in the International Student Section, meet other international students, and learn more about the game of baseball!

RSVP to reserve a spot to sit in the stands, and to receive a FREE T-SHIRT & CONCESSIONS VOUCHER! (T-shirts & vouchers will be given out at the GTIA Tailgate)!

The first 100 people to RSVP will receive a free t-shirt and a concessions voucher when you arrive to the tailgate before the game!


Tailgate Time: 2:30pm

Game Time: 4:00pm
Location: Russ Chandler Stadium

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