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Discover the world in one day at the International Cultural Festival

ISN Leiden is proud to organise the 11th version of the International Cultural Festival on Saturday, 13 May. The festival brings together international students, Leiden students and inhabitants of Leiden to discover the world in one day.

The Cultural Festival is the biggest annual event organised by the international students to showcase their culture and heritage. This year, the event will be held in Scheltema Leiden. During the Cultural Festival, international students form ‘Country Teams’ to represent their country’s music, dance, food, art and languages. During the festival, you get the opportunity to talk with the different country representatives, join workshops, taste traditional dishes and discover the culture of your fellow students. You can dance together with the Spanish team, cover yourself in henna with team India, taste the pasta of the Italian team and much more!

The Festival will start with a spectacular opening at 12:00 hrs on Saturday 13 May at Scheltema Leiden (Marktsteeg 1). After the opening, you get the chance to join exclusive workshops, interactive open mike stage  events and performances throughout the day. After the day programme, we are hosting an after-party at Scheltema, which starts at 21:00. Live bands and DJs will entertain you all night long with international music. Entrance tickets are €5 and are available at the door (for the after-party as well).

Whether you are an international student or a local Dutch student or a local resident: you are welcome to join us at the ISN International Cultural Festival 2017. A perfect event to visit with your parents, family and friends!

Are you internationally oriented and would you like to participate in a country team or help as a volunteer? Go to www.culturalfestival.nl or send an email to festival@isnleiden.com.