28 Results Are Tagged With "Arts and Culture"

The Art of Tazhib: Alumna Showcases Islamic Cultural Heritage in Afghanistan

Youth Solidarity and English Language Program alumna Yalda Mushref hosted an exhibition of her gilded images of Arabic calligraphy at Kabul University’s Faculty of Fine Arts in December to promote the preservation of this historic Islamic art technique.

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What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Spreading Global Understanding from the Middle East to New Mexico

National Security Language Initiative for Youth alumnus CJ Aragon organizes educational sessions and arts events to promote understanding of Islamic culture in his Albuquerque, NM hometown, inspiring more local youth to sign up for the Middle East exchange program.

Alumna Teaches Palestinian, Israeli Identity Through the Arts

Betsey Coleman documents and explores cultural identities through art on a website she created after her four-month Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching exchange in the Middle East during 2012 to promote understanding and empathy.

Fulbright Alumni Celebrate 20 Years of Choral Success

Fulbright alumni David Ramirez and Josue Ramirez Palmer celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Choral Institute with an unforgettable concert at the National Theater that united musicians from Costa Rica and the United States.

OneBeat, YALI Alumnus "Gets Loud" About Social Justice

OneBeat and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus Alain Chirwisa of the DRC makes socially conscious music and art, focusing on social justice and women's issues.

From Russia, With Innovation

Natalia, a 2010 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange participant, was keen to bottle the innovative American museum experience and adapt it for Russia.

Increasing Religious Tolerance in Tajikistan

A 2011 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant, Hotam Fayzulloev was inspired by the relationships he saw in the U.S. between people of different faiths.

Lessons in Youth Engagement from Turkey

As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce’s U.S. exchange experience with the International Visitor Leadership Program has proven invaluable for his advocacy and awareness projects in Turkey.

HEARTBEAT

Still image of members of HEARTBEAT.

HEARTBEAT is a group of young Israeli and Palestinian musicians who work together to build mutual understanding and transform conflict through the power of music. Founded in 2007 by Aaron Shneyer during his Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, HEARTBEAT is centered on the idea of music as a force of cultural change.

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