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USIU-Africa organizes Culture Week after two years of interruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Students on Day 1 of Culture Week after participating in the Festival of Colors held as part of Culture Week celebrations. [USIU-Africa]

Each March, USIU-Africa celebrates the annual Culture Week event, a week-long cultural festival that celebrates cultural diversity in the university community.

During the three-day festival, the university has a unique opportunity to experience the food, clothing, music and language of the different cultures represented at the university.

Here are some of the highlights from the three-day event:

Mr. USIU-Africa, Koshesayi Kachambwa is joined by other students at the color party. [USIU-Africa]

LR: Mrs USIU-Africa 1st runner-up, Mrs Talent, Mrs USIU-Africa, Samantha Nyamu and Mrs Culture during the celebrations. [USIU-Africa]

Burundian drummers kicked off the Culture Week parade with pomp and color. In Burundian culture, drums (called karyenda) are sacred and represent fertility and regeneration. [USIU-Africa]

South Sudan was also well represented at the celebrations. [USIU-Africa]

South Korea was no exception. [USIU-Africa]

The India team during the parade. [USIU-Africa]

Did you know that the five pointed star of the Somali flag represents the five regions of the Horn of Africa inhabited by Somalis? [USIU-Africa]


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