Latest Past Events

Nowruz Haft-Seen & Selfie Point

Celebrate Nowruz with us! Our vibrant campus banner is the perfect backdrop for your festive selfies. Come join the celebration and capture the spirit of Nowruz! Take a Seflie and Tag us on Social Media @ihfuiuc

Nowruz Gala

Featuring Mandana Khazraei and Silk Road Dance Ensemble ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF NOWRUZ Please join us on SATURDAY, March 9th in celebrating Nowruz Gala 1403 (2024) with renowned Silk Road Dance Ensemble (honored by the Government of Uzbekistan, and the White House) and Mandana Khazraei (Persian Folklore Singer from DC) at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. This year's event will […]

 Legacy of the Silk Road Dance (International Women’s Day)

International Women's Day Talk: Women’s Dance Traditions of Uzbekistan: Legacy of the Silk Road  Women’s Dance Traditions of Uzbekistan: Legacy of the Silk Road examines the three major regional styles of Uzbek women's dance – Ferghana, Khiva and Bukhara/Samarkand – and their broader Silk Road cultural connections, from folklore roots to contemporary stage dance. This presentation […]