Emory & Henry holds Ninth Annual Global Street Party

Posted by Tyler Segraves
The Office of International Education at Emory & Henry College will hold its ninth annual Global Street Party on Friday, August 19.

Held on the Van Dyke Center Lawn, the Global Street Party will kick off with live music from The Tan and Sober Gentlemen, a Celtic folk punk band from the backcountry of North Carolina. The band aims to explore the Gaelic roots of North Carolinian music and play it with as much energy as humanly possible. Following The Tan and Sober Gentlemen, the Emory’s Got Talent karaoke competition will take place and the winner will receive a $500 travel grant.

“One of the three main goals of the Emory & Henry College mission is to educate students as global citizens,” said Director of Internation Education Dr. Celeste Gaia. “The Global Street Party celebrates Emory & Henry as part of the large and diverse global community. The purpose is to promote a global perspective among students, faculty, and staff. It is a fun celebration that is also educational in that student organizations adopt a country and share information about other cultures.”

Students can also enjoy international cuisine, inflatables, a mechanical bull, henna tattoos, a fortune teller and a beverage garden. Other door prizes students could win include a VISA gift card, a Merc gift card and a second $500 travel grant.

  • The Tan and Sober Gentlemen will be performing at the Emory & Henry College ninth annual Global Street Party.

Location:

Van Dyke Center

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