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‘Parade of Nations’ Showcases Performances Representing Countries from Around the World

March 27, 2013

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Performances representing countries from around the world will be showcased at the fifth annual “Parade of Nations” on Monday, April 8, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on the University campus.

Live music, traditional dances, and a fashion show will be performed in colorful costumes from native countries. The diverse line-up includes performances representing China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Middle East.

Participating organizations will include a dance class taught by Jilissa Cotten, Instructor of Dance; Grupo Folklórico Cultura y Danza; the Chinese Student Association; India Student Association; Middle Eastern Dance Club; Saudi Student Association; and the Vietnamese Student Association.

The Parade of Nations, which is sponsored by the Office of International Education, gives international students and organizations on campus the opportunity to display their culture, mission, and vision through performances.  The event brings the campus and city communities together for a night of entertainment and education. The event is free and open to the public.

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