Tasting Culture

If you would like to submit an event for iWeek 2019, please complete this form. We are happy to add your event to the iWeek website and online calendar.

Jashn'19 India night
April 5, 7pm-11pm
JC Dewberry Hall
Sponsored by: Indian Graduate Student Association

Experience the Indian culture with a slight touch of authentic Indian food and brace your moves with lighting Bollywood music.

4th Annual Original Dreamers Dinner
April 6, 6pm-9pm
JC Bistro
Sponsored by: Mason DREAMers

Our 4th annual Original Dreamers Dinner is an evening dedicated to appreciating the “Original Dreamers” – our parents, guardians, mentors or community allies. These are the individuals who have dedicated themselves to helping us navigate through higher education, as well as life. They are the original leaders in our fight for a better tomorrow. They are the ones who give us infinite strength, hope, and support.

GMU FCA's Philippine Culture Night 2019
April 6, 7pm – 11pm
HUB Ballroom
Sponsored by: Filipino Cultural Association

Each spring semester,GMU FCA produces a show that highlights important issues in the Philippines and in the Filipino-American society. We incorporate modern and traditional cultural dances, Filipino culture, and GMU FCA’s three pillars: Culture, Diversity, and Family.

Taste of Nepal 2019
April 7, 5pm – 8pm
HUB Ballroom
Sponsored by: Nepalese Student Association

Nepalese Student Association organized event in order to showcase and spread Nepalese culture to the general audience. In order to spread awareness of the Nepalese culture this night will be filled with cultural music, dance performances as well as a fashion show/skit. Each performance will showcase the diverse culture of Nepal and how the culture has changed over time. Our theme this year deals with the generational gap between Nepali immigrant parents and millennials raised in America today. Since our theme deals with the generation gap the fashion show will showcase how the fashion has developed and changed over time.

iWeek Parade
April 9, 12pm – 1pm
Sub 1 – JC Dewberry Hall
Sponsored by: OIPS & Student Involvement

Show your Mason Spirit by joining in the Mason iWeek Parade! ALL members of the Mason community - students, faculty, and staff - are welcome to participate! Please consider displaying a flag, carrying an artifact, or wearing attire that represents your nationality, ethnicity, heritage, student organization, sorority or fraternity, residence hall, or other affiliation. This is a ceremony to showcase your country flags, cultural attire, and on-campus involvement at Mason. We will end the ceremony with a group dance and announcements of all of the represented groups in attendance. A light reception will follow. Click here to register.

iWeek Closing Reception
April 11, 5:30pm – 7pm
CFA Lobby
Sponsored by: Student Involvement, OIPS

Join us for a complimentary taste around the world to celebrate another successful iWeek. This reception will take place before our signature event, the International Dance Competition!

Israel week Shabbat dinner
April 12, 6:00pm – 9pm
JC Bistro
Sponsored by: Mason Hillel, Israel Student Association, LGBTQ Community at Mason

Shabbat Dinner in Hebrew is Friday dinner. We will celebrate the LGBTQ community in Israel by having a big dinner open for everyone.

Discover Islam: Opening Banquet
April 12, 6:30pm – 10pm
HUB Ballroom
Sponsored by: Mason Muslim Affairs Council

Kickoff Islam Awareness Week with our opening banquet featuring world-renowned speakers and an introduction to this year's theme. Join us for food and learn more about the rest of the events we have planned for the week.