BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College's International Student Association (ISA) in conjunction with the Bethany Primary School Parent Teacher Association, held a multi-cultural fair at Bethany Primary School on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The fair drew approximately 50 participants.
Students, parents and community members had the opportunity to participate in a variety of cultural activities including Japanese writing and origami, Indian henna tattoos, African braiding, a Mexican piñata, a Brazilian fishing game, German basteln and other activities.
Country tables featuring traditional clothing, arts and crafts, games, foods and drinks were featured from countries such as India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Nigeria, Gambia, England, Germany, Central African Republic and the United States.
"The fair was awesome, like having a bunch of countries in our school," said Hannah Pauls, a student at Bethany Primary.
Adriana Rodrigues, Director of International Student Services said, "The purpose of the fair was to expose the Bethany Primary students to different countries and cultures represented at Bethany College. I really believe we accomplished that! The kids had a great time and so did ISA."