International Day - April 16, 2019

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 16, 2019, 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

8:00 a.m.

Exhibition Opens

With Music from Around World

9:00 a.m.

Opening of the Program

M. Khosrowshahi

9:05 a.m.

Nepali Dance (Act I)

Rahul Mani Bazracharya

9:10 a.m.

Hula Dance (Act I)

Jessica Kimbrell

9:15 a.m.

Modern Oriental Magency and Drum Solo


9:30 a.m.

Musica Latina (Act I)

May Wright

9:35 a.m.

“The Only Answer is Love.” (Act I)

Khadijah Evans, the Poet

9:45 a.m.

Worlds of Wonder Magic Show (Act I)

 David Gish

10:00 a.m.

Art of Belly Dance (Act I)

Lauren Raqs

10:20 a.m.

International Fashion Show and Group Pictures (Act I)

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

10:25 a.m.

Hula Dance (Act II)

Jessica Kimbrell

10:30 a.m.

Rajasthani Folk Dance (of India)

Rachael Dickson

10:40 a.m.

Flute (Act I)

Pizana, Kassandra

10:50 a.m.

Contemporary Dance I

M. Smith, S. Moy, Molly Roberts

11:10 a.m.

Nepali Dance (Act II)

Rahul Mani Bazracharya

11:15 a.m.

Hula Dance (Act III)

Jessica Kubana

11:20 a.m.

Contemporary Dance II

M. Smith, S. Moy, Molly Roberts

11:25 a.m.

Exhibition Opening Ceremony


11:30 a.m.

National Anthem

Jill Brandon

11:35 a.m.

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

Dr. Mike Metke, Chancellor of the TJC District

Special Remarks, Guests of Honor: Mrs. Ann Brookshire, President of the TJC Board of Trustee

Violin Performance (Classica): Michelle Howell

Flute Performance (Latin/Jazz): Pizana-Aranda, Kassandra

11:45 a.m.

TJC Low Brass Ensembles

Heather Mensch, Director

12:15 p.m.

Raks Sharki

Savannah & Sierra

12:35 p.m.

“The Only Answer is Love.” (Act II)

Khadijah Evans, the Poet

12:40 p.m.

Egyptian Pop (Shaabi)


12:55 p.m.

Art of Belly Dance (Act II)

Lauren Raqs

1:00 p.m.

International Fashion Show and Group Pictures (Act II)

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

1:15 p.m.

Musica Latina (Act II)

May Wright

1:30 p.m.

Belly Dance

Amber Gamal

1:45 p.m.

Violin Performance (Act I)

Michelle Howell

2:00 p.m.

Nepali Dance (Act III)

Rahul Mani Bazracharya

2:25 p.m.

Worlds of Wonder Magic Show (Act II)

David Gish

2:45 p.m.

Belly Dance

Amber Gamal

3:00 p.m.

Sirtaki (Greek Dance)


3:15 p.m.

Ndagga Dance (Gambia)

Mary Mendy

3:30 p.m.

International Fashion Show & Group Pictures(Act III)

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

3:35 p.m.

Yoga Demos

TJC's Yoga Class

3:55 p.m.

Violin Performance (Act II)

Michelle Howell

4:00 p.m.

Flute (Act II)

Pizana, Kassandra

4:10 p.m.

Open Stage

Talented Artists

5:00 p.m.



During International Day on April 17th, 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: Azerbaijan, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, Swaziland, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, and others.
For any questions, contact Dr. M. Khosrowshahi at 903-510-2279 and/or