24 Results Are Tagged With "Arts and Culture"

Exchange Alumni Promote Cultural Heritage

Shared knowledge of Moldova’s rich cultural history is essential for the preservation of its national identity and this is precisely what Fulbright grant recipient, researcher, and historian Rachel Retaliatta seeks to promote.

Armenian Alumni Support Youth with Disabilities through Dance and Film

A team of Armenian alumni organized a flash mob in order to show support for youth with disabilities by showcasing their participation with professional dancers in a public performance. To the tune of “Waltz of the Flowers” by Peter Tchaikovsky, 80 dancers of all abilities waltzed on the steps of Cafesjian Center for the Arts in Yerevan on October 15, 2016.

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.

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.

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