Results are Tagged with "Western Hemisphere"

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – February 2015

Montenegrin A-SMYLE participant Dina is an engaged student, community volunteer, and member of the choir, drama, and debate clubs.

FLEX Student of the Month – January 2015

In addition to being a stellar student and volunteer, Dana from Kazakhstan has shown her commitment to sharing her culture by giving 20 presentations since her arrival.

FLEX Student of the Month – December 2014

Liza, a Future Leaders Exchange student from Russia, has clocked an impressive 100 hours of community service during her three and a half months in her host community along with participating in many clubs and activities.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – December 2014

Dunja's activities in her host city of Seattle include volunteering at the local public library, participating in a student-run improvisational dinner program, and learning about American culture while sharing her Serbian heritage with her new friends through engaging presentations.

Arabesque Brings Vietnamese Culture to Life

Arabesque, a dance troupe from Vietnam

Members of Arabesque, a dance troupe from Vietnam, discuss their performance and their goals for their Center Stage exchange.

Tri Minh's Quartet Bring Sounds of Hanoi to the U.S.

Tri Minh's Quartet poses in front of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Members of the Vietnam-based Tri Minh's Quartet discuss their music and Center Stage experience.

Ribab Fusion: Berber Culture with a Modern Twist

Ribab Fusion, a funk-rock-jazz group that celebrates Morocco’s Amazigh (Berber) culture

Members of amazing funk sensation powered by a single ribab string, Ribab Fusion, discuss their hopes for their Center Stage exchange.

Khumariyaan Plays Hyper-Folk for American Audiences

Khumariyaan, a hyper-folk group from Pakistan

Khumariyaan band members discusses their Center Stage experience.

An Introduction to the 2014 Center Stage Tour!

Center Stage is an opportunity for U.S. communities and international artists from a diversity of genres and traditions to connect and to learn from each other along the way.

Learn how Center Stage, a groundbreaking cultural diplomacy initiative, connects foreign artists with American communities.

The Power of the Pen: Garang John, Edward R. Murrow Participant

Garrang John of South Sudan, a journalist on the Edward R. Murrow exchange program.

Garang John of South Sudan shares his personal story as a journalist on the Edward R. Murrow exchange program.