International and Passport Day - April 19, 2022 | International and Passport Day - April 19, 2022 | Tyler Junior College

International and Passport Day - April 19, 2022

Come and celebrate International Day at Tyler Junior College with cultural exhibitions, international music, entertainment, food fair, and arts and crafts from countries all around the world!

Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Apache Rooms, Rogers Student Center, TJC Main Campus
Admission: Free (open to the public)


International Day Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m.

Exhibition Opens

With Music from Around World

9:00 a.m.

Opening of the Program

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

9:05 a.m.

Songs of Israel

Neal Katz

9:20 a.m.

Bagpiper (Act I)

Jimmy Mitchell

9:40 a.m.

Magic Show

David Gish

10:00 a.m.

Belly Dance

Amber Gamal

10:15 a.m.

Indian Rajasthani Folk Dance: Rangilo maro dholna

Rachael Dickson

10:20 a.m.

Lavani Folk Dance of Maharashtra

Victoria Dickson

10:35 a.m.

Africa Dance (Act I)

Africa Soul International

11:05 a.m.

International Fashion Show and Group Pictures (Act I)

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

11:10 a.m.

Sirtaki (Greek Dance)

Natalie, Haley, Brianna, Reagan

11:15 a.m.

Art of Belly Dance (Act I)

Lauren Raqs

11:30 a.m.

Exhibition Official Ceremony


11:35 a.m.

National Anthem


11:40 a.m.

Presentation of the Governor’s Proclamation and Introduction of Guests of Honor

Dr. Juan Mejia, CEO and President

Special Remarks, Guest of Honor: Judge Nathaniel Moran

11:50 a.m.

Juggling (Act I)

Spencer Androli

12:00 p.m.

Apache Steel Pan Ensemble

Tom McGowan, Director

12:25 p.m.

Hula Dance (Act IV)

Jessica Kubena

12:40 p.m.

African Peace Dance (Act I)

Taylor, Najah, Kayla, and AD

1:00 p.m.

African Dance (Act II)

Africa Soul International

1:30 p.m.

Magic Show

David Gosh

1:45 p.m.

Belly Dance

Amber Gamal

2:00 p.m.

"Mi Son" - Salsa dance; "Paper Moon" - Swing Dance

ARTrageous Studios Dancers

2:10 p.m.

International Immersions by International Alumni

Dr. Kasonde Musoma

2:30 p.m.

Art of Belly Dancing (Act II)

Lauren Raqs

2:45 p.m.

Juggling (Act II)

Spencer Androli

2:55 p.m.

International Fashion Show and Group Pictures (Act II)

Spencer Androli

3:05 p.m.

Yoga Demos

TJC's Yoga Class

3:20 p.m.

Bagpiper (Act II)

Jimmy Mitchell

3:45 p.m.

Sirtaki (Greek Dance; Act II)

Natalie, Haley, Brianna, Reagan

4:00 p.m.

African Peace Dance (Act II)

Taylor, Najah, Kayla, and AD

4:10 p.m.

Lyrical Dance

Footlights Studio

4:20 p.m.

Open Stage

Talented Artists

5:00 p.m.



Other Attractions

Prof. Sharon Kyser will have her therapeutic dog (George) – English Labrador Retriever - to be loved during Day.

Passport Applications

During International Day on April 19th, the U.S. Passport Office will have a table with passport applications. You may apply for your passport or renew it. No appointment is necessary.

Country Exhibits

There will be over forty countries represented as well as other educational exhibits. Some examples of the countries are Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Cameron, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Holland, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Louisiana, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Texas, Thailand, Turkey, and others.

For any questions, contact Dr. M. Khosrowshahi at 903-510-2279 and/or