Experience France, Ireland, Mexico and other cultures through
music, theater, dancing, art and more during the International Week
Celebration at Clackamas Community College. The opening celebration
is April 26, and activities continue April 28 through May 1 at
CCC's Oregon City campus.
This year's theme is "Celebrating Peace Corps Volunteers." The
annual celebration is hosted by the CCC Foreign Language
Department, International Education Committee, Associated Student
Government, ESL, and the multicultural ambassadors.
The opening celebration is Saturday, April 26, and begins at 10
a.m. in the Niemeyer Center, room 119. The opening celebration runs
in conjunction with the opening of an exhibit titled "The Peace
Corps: 50 Years of Service," courtesy of the Committee for a Museum
of the Peace Corps Experience.
International Celebration activities continue April 28 through
May 1, with music, dance, art and cultural displays. Most events
take place in the Community Center at CCC's Oregon City Campus
between 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free.
International Week Celebration highlights include: International Week 2014 schedule PDF
- Monday, April 28, from 1:25 to 2:15 p.m., African presentation
by Dr. Joseph Warimu, PSU Swahili professor. Community Center room
- Tuesday, April 29, from noon to 12:50 p.m., professional
drumming by Anasi Beat, sponsored by Peace Corps volunteers.
- Wednesday, April 30, 10:30 to 10:55 a.m., Irish dancing by An
Darie Academy Dancers. Community Center mall.
- Thursday, May 1, from noon to 1 p.m., bilingual theater
performance of Cuéntame Coyote (Tell me Coyote), performed by
The International Celebration is free to attend and is open to
the public. For more information call 503-594-3403 or