A world of culture showcased at International Fair

13.12.2016 Students from across the world showcased their countries at an international fair at Royal Leamington Spa College.

International Fair 2016

Students from across the world showcased their countries at an international fair at Royal Leamington Spa College.

Fifteen countries were represented, including Taiwan, Sweden, Japan, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Argentina. The students set up stands to display food, drinks, clothing, currency, photos and other objects of interest from their own countries. Some students also donned traditional dress.

Mayor at International FairMayor of Leamington, Cllr Ann Morrison visited the fair. She said, “It was wonderful to meet the students - I didn’t realise so many countries would be represented and from all over the world. I hope they’ve learned a lot from being here in Britain and take it with them. It’s also good for our British students to learn about so many other cultures too.”

Aurey Elita Malvestiti from Brazil said, “I enjoyed the International Fair because I had the opportunity to get to know the culture of other countries, meet new people and show off my country, Brazil. It was fantastic!”

Khristofor Solopov from Italy said, “The International Fair was very interesting because the students showed things from their country and talked about it. I enjoyed it because I got to know different cultures and experiences.”

Sultan Ali Balhmar said, “I liked the international fair as I wanted to show people my country, our traditional clothes and the popular food in Saudi Arabia. I could also see different countries and understand their cultures.”

Carlos Rodriguez, International Academic Manager at the college said, “The International Student Fair was both an enjoyable and rewarding event for all involved. Our international students were proud to showcase their countries to the rest of the college and also benefited from practising their English language with fellow international students, British students, college staff and the Mayor of Royal Leamington Spa.”

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