Campus Calendar

Search events. View events.
 

All Categories

Submit Events

Welcome to the U of A Calendar. Submit items according to the UA Campus Calendar guidelines. Use the Help button to the right for additional assistance.

Click for help in using calendar displays. Print the contents of the current screen.

Advanced Search

(New Search)
  From:
  To:


Submit
Event Details
Add this event to my personal calendar.
Go Back
Plaza de las Americas
Start Date: 9/18/2019Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 9/18/2019End Time: 6:00 PM
Bookmark and Share

Event Description:
Plaza de las Americas will kick-off the University of Arkansas' Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations on Wednesday! The kick-off celebration is from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18th in the Arkansas Verizon Union Ballroom.
Plaza de las Americas will feature free music, dancing, food, and more in a celebration of Latin American and Spanish-speaking cultures in Arkansas. There will be booths representing various Latin American countries that provide community members with an educational opportunity to learn about cultures south of the border.
Explore the world without buying an airplane ticket! Country Booths will be open from 4-5 p.m. Booth volunteers will share cultural items or photos to help attendees better visualize Latin countries. Attendees can also visit "tertulia" tables to have conversations and play games with fluent Spanish speakers.
Get your groove on! Music and performances will be held from 5-6 p.m., followed by a dance party Baile. During Baile, attendees will learn different types of Latin American dances.
Join a tradition! Plaza de las Americas has been a celebration of the Hispanic community in Northwest Arkansas since 2005. It is one of many Hispanic Heritage Month events taking place throughout the area.
Sponsors for Plaza de las Americas include: Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education - International Students & Scholars - New Student and Family Programs - University Housing - Study Abroad - Spring International Language Center - La Oficina Latina - World Languages - The Ideals Institute - University of Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Month Committee
Location Information:
Main Campus - (ARKU) Arkansas Union  (View Map)
Arkansas Union
435 N. Garland Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
United States
Phone: 479-575-2146
Room: Union Ballroom
Contact Information:
Name: Cynthia
Phone: 4795756665
Email: csmith@uark.edu
Categories associated with this event...

Calendar Software powered by Active Calendar and Active Data Calendar   
Select item(s) to Search
Select item(s) to Search
Select item(s) to Search
Select item(s) to Search
Login