INTERESTED IN A VIRTUAL PRESENTATION?
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We have a Virtual Cultural Festival in November, and April each year!
SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL CULTURAL FESTIVAL
APRIL 13, 2020
We are currently editing the videos from the festival, and hope to post them for you soon on our website and YouTube Channel. Thank you for your patience!
SESSION 1: 10-11 AM EST-Kierra and Tatiana, “Language and Pop Culture in Argentina and Japan” (recommended audience: All Levels K-12)
SESSION 2: 11:15 AM-12:15 PM EST- Gianna and Abi, “Immigration in France, England, and Vietnam” (recommended audience: Secondary students)
SESSION 3: 12:30-1:30 PM EST-Amanda and Sadé, “Popular Places Croatia, Chile, and France”, (Recommended audience: All levels K-12)
SESSION 4: 2:30-3:30 PM EST-Niki and Holland, “Traditional Foods in India and Spain”, (Recommended audience: All levels K-12)
Videos of the festival presentations will be posted to our YouTube channel and website (global resource finder)! We first need to edit the videos and blur out all K-12 student faces.
About Virtual Cultural Festivals
- Each presentation lasts 40-45 minutes with 15-20 minutes for Q & A from the K-12 students.
- We welcome questions from you and your students during the presentation via the chat.
- You’re welcome to come and go as it suits you and your students.
- Each presentation will be recorded and available to watch on your YouTube channel. (We blur out K-12 student faces before posting)
- Our main audience is NC educators, but out-of-state teachers and their students are welcome to attend.
Presentation Info & Tips:
- To participate you will need: an internet connection, projection screen, and audio speakers.
- We use Zoom, and before the festival you’ll need to download the free ZOOM launcher (Zoom Client for Meetings) to your computer in order to to join the session.
- Or, when you click on the meeting link, you will automatically be prompted to download the launcher.
- Be sure to try out ZOOM prior to the day of the presentations to make sure that it is not blocked by your school’s firewall.
- *We will mute everyone’s mic during the session. This will improve the sound quality for everyone.*
Questions? Email us! firstname.lastname@example.org
Savannah, Tim, and Jadah, “Cultural Stereotypes about Costa Rica, Native Americans, and the Philippines” (audience: SECONDARY STUDENTS)
Brianna, Kierra, and Peter, “Art and Culture in Mexico, Ecuador, and Argentina” (some students will be presenting in SPANISH, audience-SECONDARY STUDENTS, Spanish classes, bi-lingual schools)
Rhea and Isabella, Cultural Festivals in Brazil and Spain, (audience: K-12)
Meet the student presenters! (not all students are in the photo below).
SPRING 2019 VIRTUAL CULTURAL FESTIVAL
SESSION 1: 9-10 AM-Selma and Sai, Food in Brazil and China
SESSION 2: 10:10-11:10 AM-Angela and Hanna, Dance and Music in Jordan and Ethiopia
SESSION 3: 1-2 PM-Harper and Morgan, Immigration and Migration in Belize and Costa Rica
SESSION 4: 2-3 PM-Tatiana and Lucy, Food and Language in Japan and Spain (Rice Dishes)
SESSION 1: 9-9:55 AM Banu and Dana-Language Workshop: Turkish and Arabic
SESSION 2: 10:00-11:00 AM-Shama and Mary Glenn-Fashion Police! Clothing in India and Scotland
SESSION 3: 12:30–1:25 PM-Kathryn, Mollie, and Verenisee-Investigating Cultures: Ireland, Germany, and Mexico (This session is probably best suited to secondary students. It may also be accessible to upper elementary students. All levels are encouraged to join the Q & A at the end from around 1:10-1:25)
SESSION 4: 1:30-2:25 PM-Abi Mlo, Ly Nuin and Phun H-Montagnards 101 (Culture of the non-Vietnamese ethnic groups native to Vietnam-music, food, weaving, tools, language, etc.)
SESSION 5: 2:30–3:30 PM Irene and Maria, Celebrating New Years in China and Peru
Bring the world to your students by participating in one of our Virtual Cultural Festivals! All sessions are FREE and open to all K-12 teachers and students. Our presenters are UNC students who have international expertise. We have a virtual festival once in November during each Fall semester, and once in March or April, during each Spring semester.
SESSION #1: 9-10 AM-Important Landmarks in Spain, Scotland, and Pakistan (Sarah Claire, Karen, and Mali)
SESSION #2: 10:15-11:15 AM-Food in South Africa and China (Abby and Sharon)
SESSION #3-1:30-2:30 PM-All About Germany and Hungary! (including language learning!) (Sylvia)
“Cultural Kitchen” (Spain, the Philippines, and China with Navigators Victoria, Josh, and Jonathan)
“Global Celebrations” (New Zealand, Dominican Republic, and Sierra Leone with Navigators Jesse, Ashley, and Isatta)
–“Folk Stories Around the World” (Eastern Band Cherokee, Jordan, and Afghanistan)
“Important Landmarks Around the World” (Canada, India, Panama, and Poland with Navigators Renuka, Meera, Rohanit, and Julia)
Watch these presentations on our YouTube Channel!
- Music in China and Kazakhstan
- Family in Ghana, Singapore, and the Philippines
- Holidays in China, England, and Germany
- New Zealand and Uzbekistan
- Education in Ghana and Argentina
- Food in China and Rwanda
- Transportation in Spain, Thailand, and Brazil
- Animals in South Korea and Morocco
- Clothing in the Middle East
- Festivals and Futbol in Chile and Argentina
- Festivals and Clothing in the U.K.
- Festivals and Clothing in Nepal, Germany and South Korea
- Second Skin: Traditional and Modern Clothing in China
- Star Festival in Japan
SPRING 2013 VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS
>> Click here to get the 36-minute presentation recording!
Rural China and Education
>> Click here to get the 50-minute presentation recording!
Education, Culture, and Emerald Isle
>> Click here to get the 60-minute recording!
FALL 2012 VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS
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(If that doesn’t work, try this link.)
- The Galapagos Islands: To Whom Does the Land Belong? (Kristy)
- A Lebanese Dining Table (Joel)
- Greek Gods Through Art (Adriana)
- A Look into London: The Ever Present Past (Isabella)
- Warriors, Monsters, and Magic: Exploring Iranian and Afghani Cultures Through Myths, Legends, and Poetry (Chris)
- Refugees and Religion (Samer)
- Picturing Vietnam (Rita)
- German Fairytales and Children’s Stories (Micaela)
- Regionalism and Identity in Spain (Arina)