There are many events that happen at IE almost daily. These events are meant to broaden peoples experiences, engage with thought leaders, and help to develop skills to improve students professional profile. Global Village is unique in that it is the only event on campus that celebrates students, and their unique cultural heritage.
Global Village took place this pay May, with over 500 students participating or attending the event. Over 30 different country clubs came to represent their cultures through food and performance. Attendees were allowed to enjoy a variety of food, ceviche from Peru, sausages from South Africa, and waffles from Belgium. The performances were are varied. Children from Georgia performed a traditional dance, The Brazilian club presented a traditional compote performance, and the Indian club performed an amazing traditional song and dance.
The event focused on more than just food and dance, it was a chance for the student of IE to show our their culture and history. All participants were able to travel the world in an afternoon and experience the diversity and heritages present at IE.