Multicultural Fair 2018 - Best Exhibit Contest

Do you have a passion for culture and want to share it through an exhibit? This is your chance! We appreciate and celebrate our differences and would love for YOU to be involved. To add in some friendly competition – we will be awarding the TWO BEST EXHIBITS a fun prize!

Create an exhibit for a chance to win one of the following:

  • Best Overall Exhibit – a trophy and $250 gift card
  • People’s Choice Exhibit-  a trophy and $100 gift card

The Multicultural Fair takes place on Friday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Get your creative juices flowing and join the fun! Encourage your colleagues to work with you,  We’d love for you and your team to be a part of this amazing annual event.

Applications are due by March 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. For applications and more information about the fair click here.

If you have questions, please contact Amy Yarborough at Amy.J.Yarborough@unchealth.unc.edu or Susan Taylor at Susan.Taylor@unchealth.unc.edu.

Need some exhibit ideas?  Here are a few suggestions:

Ways to say hello in different languages

Flags of the world

Cultural awareness celebrations by the month

Family traditions

What’s in a name?  The origin and meanings of names

Ways to say "I Love You" in different languages

Games from around the world

Children's songs from around the world

Breakfast foods around the world

How are elders treated in your culture

What does a weekend look like where you grew up?

Days of the week in your language

How does food look different in different areas of the country?  E.g. BBQ looks different in NC vs. TX.  Ask participants to describe food that they grew up with.

Cultural effects of vitiligo - what happens when you lose your physical cultural identity?

Health issues with redheads - ginger genes

Different religious beliefs around having a soul

Favorite past times in your culture

Educational differences across cultures

Shoes in your culture?  How often did you wear them?

Cultural health beliefs and practices

Cultural rites of passage

Significance of hats and head coverings across cultures

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