FIUTS CulturalFest 2021: Febuary 10-20

The Foundation for International Understanding through Students (FIUTS) CulturalFest is an annual event honoring the diversity and vitality of the student community. Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Studies, it is the largest multicultural student event at the University of Washington.

This year, as CulturalFest 2021 embraces the virtual format, FIUTS invites everyone in the community to get involved! Read more below and follow the links to explore the 2021 programming.

CulturalFest International Expo
February 10-20, 2021

Travel the world by visiting online Cultural “Booths” from 35 cultures! The International Expo will be online until February 20, and features photography, writing, crafts, games, live online sessions, and more from countries and cultures all over the world.

Explore the Expo page to sign up for live virtual events, visit virtual “booths” to learn about global regions, countries, and cultures, and download learning resources you can use for your home or classroom!

Click the link to register for the following live events!

Live Performance Showcase
February 20, 2021


This year’s Performance Showcase features recorded performances by groups selected through a competitive audition process. Learn more and register here!

Performance Lineup:

Rituraj Sohoni and Marlene Grieskamp – Korean/Japanese vocals

VSAUW Dance Team – Vietnamese traditional dance

Olivia Wang – Chinese folk songs on piano

Karin Kirkland School of Dance – Armenian dance

Unplugged – South Asian/U.S. vocal group

Vanessa Lee – Chinese traditional dance

UW Kahaani – Indian fusion dance

TaiwanZen – Taiwanese vocal group

Mariachi Quinto Sol – Mexican musical ensemble

Taiko Kai – Japanese taiko drumming

 FIUTS is a nonprofit organization based on the campus of the University of Washington focused on promoting international understanding and community. FIUTS connects students to local communities through diplomacy, dialogue, and action.

The FIUTS team is  working remotely and available to provide answers and support. Please reach out with questions to or to individual staff members during this time.

FIUTS CulturalFest 2021 is co-sponsored by the Center for Global Studies