On Thursday, in the Kellogg Center Stacks, a cultural celebration event hosted by International Students Union (IAU) aimed to bring out and emphasize different cultures on campus.
The first performance was Tanya Jagdish, a sophomore from Bangalore, India, doing an Indian classical dance in honor of the Hindu God named Ganesha. She explained that she was wearing what she normally practices in and not performs in due to the fact that her performance attire takes hours to put on.
The second performance was a Korean folk song titled “Arirang,” performed by Sunny Kim, a senior from Midland, Mich., on the violin and San Pham, a junior from Da Nang, Vietnam, on the guitar.
During the intermission, Latinx and Asian dishes were served to showcase food from different cultures. A sign above each dish explained the name of the dish and what it was composed.
The first performance after the break was Diana Lisyonok, a freshman from Moscow, Russia, sang a Russian song titled “Valenki” that translates to “felt boots”.
The last performance of the night was a Kpop dance done by a few Albion students to the songs “Ddu ddu ddu,” by Black Pink, “Solo,” by Jennie, “Touch,” by NCT 127 and “Boomerang,” by WannaOne.