31 Results Are Tagged With "Arts and Culture"

UGRAD Alumna Initiates Family Festival at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Global UGRAD alumna Asli Samadova curated the the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum's first two-day family festival that hosted over one thousand people who participated in activities ranging from Children’s Museum features to presentations of recent textile and art projects.

Promoting Peace through the Unifying Power of Music

Armenian singer/songwriter Andre Simonian's IVLP experience helped springboard his idea for collaboration between Turkish and Armenian musicians, a concert series named "Melody for Harmony," to promote peace between the two nations.

Pakistani Alumni Connect Through Music Concert

The Pakistan-US Alumni Network (PUAN) hosted the Music Freedom Concert in Islamabad, celebrating traditional Pakistani music and dance with more than 1,200 concert goers.

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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.

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