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Explore the world at CulturalFest!

THANK YOU to the hundreds of people who helped to make FIUTS CulturalFest happen this year and to everyone who joined us to celebrate, share, and explore culture and diversity through dialogue, art, and music!


CulturalFest celebrates the diversity and talent that international students bring to our campus and region. This annual FIUTS community event welcomes thousands of globally-minded visitors of all ages and backgrounds to the University of Washington for cultural exploration and learning.

Next year's CulturalFest will take place in February 2018.

Exact dates will be announced in May 2017.

FIUTS CulturalFest International Expo

February 10, 2017, 10:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. • University of Washington HUB

The International Expo features activities, arts and crafts, games, and hands-on learning opportunities for everyone. International students and volunteers share insights into their cultures and countries.

The International Expo is FREE and open to the public.


FIUTS CulturalFest Performance Showcase

February 25, 2017, Meany Hall, University of Washington

Doors open at 6:00 pm for pre-show entertainment, interactive cultural booths, and treats from around the world!

7:30 pm: The Performance Showcase features performance art from all over the world.

$15 General Admission • Kids under 10 are FREE (a child ticket is required)

$10 Students in advance in FIUTS office, HUB 206, $15 at the door

FREE Parking

Free parking for the Performance Showcase is available in the UW Central Plaza Garage after 12 noon. For directions and parking info, click here.

Note: We have moved our Silent Auction & Reception to its own fundraising event in the spring. Save the date for the Blue Marble Bash, April 20th, 2017, at University of Washington's Horticulture Center! Details to come!

If your business of organization would like to become a sponsor and support CulturalFest while gaining exposure to a globally-minded audience, please click here or contact Pauline Tolentino for more information.

Thank you to the following sponsors for their support of FIUTS CulturalFest 2017!

Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW)

Wells Fargo

University of Washington Alumni Association

City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs

University of Washington Center for Global Studies

The Seattle Globalist

HUB on Campus U-District

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