International Festival Celebrates Diversity

Published: Apr 22, 2005

The University of Tampa’s International Festival on April 8 celebrated world culture through music, cuisine, dancing, student-created country displays and a Miss UT International competition.

More than 500 people attended the event, which featured Taiko drummers, Brazilian martial arts, Afro-Cuban music, sushi, salsa dancing and more.

The University honors all of its students and the cultural heritage they bring. The purpose of events such as the International Festival is to enhance education through an increased understanding of the lives and experiences of people in the United States and across the world.