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March is Upstate International month and events have been planned by a group of individuals from education, business, non-profit, civic and social organizations all across the Upstate region to showcase the rich ethnic and cultural uniqueness of the area.“Upstate International is a new initiative designed to celebrate the international groups among us and their contributions to our region and to educate all of us about the remarkable international diversity in our midst,” said Dr. Deryle Hope, associate director of international studies at USC Upstate and a member of the Upstate International Steering Committee. “There are more than 100 events celebrating music, art, religious, food and more that can be used for curricular enrichment.”A full listing of the events planned across the region can be viewed here. The events planned for the Spartanburg area are listed below. For information about Upstate International Month, please contact Dr. Deryle Hope at 503-5769.
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.Barnet Park248 E. St. John St.Spartanburg, SCMapSpartanburg is soaring to new heights every year. The Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival will be greater than ever in 2015. Organized by Chapman Cultural Center, this event brings the Spartanburg community together to look toward the skies as hundreds of kites fly above Barnet Park and the surrounding fields. The day includes kite making, local music, great food and an active and engaging celebration of everything good about Spartanburg. Many community partners and collaborators will be there with various activities for people of different ethnicities, backgrounds and cultures, making the festival a truly international experience.
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.University Center225 S. Pleasantburg DriveGreenville, SCMap Six digital slides may produce a photo essay with the power to transform an entire university system audience. The Two 2 Transform photo essay competition invites college students from across the Upstate to produce a narrated photo presentation describing and reflecting on their abroad experiences.
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