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International Day - April 21, 2020

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 21, 2020, 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.

Hula Dance (Act I)

Jessica Kubena

9:10 a.m.

Sirtaki (Greek Dance)


9:25 a.m.

Musica Latina: Vivir Mi Vida

May Wright

9:30 a.m.

Martial Arts Demo: Yes To Yourself (Act I)

Gabriella Corvina, the Actress

9:50 a.m.

Art of Belly Dance (Act I)

Lauren Raqs

10:05 p.m.

Azerbaijani Dance (Seni Deylar)


10:10 a.m.

International Fashion Show and Group Pictures (Act I)

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

10:25 a.m.

Hula Dance (Act II)

Jessica Kubena

10:30 a.m.

Kamanche Performance: skin-faced spike fiddle (Act I)

Imamyar Hasanov

10:50 a.m.

Rajasthani Folk Dance (of India)

Rachael Dickson

11:05 a.m.

Hula Dance (Act III)

Jessica Kubana

11:10 a.m.

Martial Arts Demo: Yes To Yourself (Act II)

 Gabriella Corvina, the Actress

11:25 a.m.

Exhibition Official Ceremony


11:30 a.m.

National Anthem

Marcelina Meek

11:35 a.m.

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

Dr. Tampa Nannen, Dean of Students

Special Remarks, Guests of Honor: Prof. Geoffrey Willbanks, Dept. Chair Government and Economics

Kamanche Performance (Act II): Luncheon Performance, Imamyar Hasanov

11:50 a.m.

TJC Low Brass Ensembles

Heather Mensch, Director

12:25 p.m.

Hula Dance (Act IV)

Jessica Kubena

12:30 p.m.

Martial Arts Demo: Yes To Yourself (Act III)

Gabriella Corvina, the Actress

12:50 p.m.

Modern Egyptian Dance


1:00 p.m.

Azerbaijani Dance (Seni Deylar)


1:10 p.m.

International Fashion Show and Group Pictures (Act II)

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

1:20 p.m.

Art of Belly Dance (Act II)

Lauren Raqs

1:35 p.m.

Musica Latina: Lento & Baila Esta Cumbia

May Wright

1:45 p.m.

Belly Dance

Amber Gamal

2:00 p.m.

Kamanche Performance: (Act III)

Imamyar Hasanove

2:25 p.m.

International Fashion Show & Group Pictures(Act III)

Dr. M. Khosrowshahi

2:35 p.m.

Golden Era Classical Egyptian Dance


2:50 p.m.

Musica Latina: Lento & Vivir Mi Vida

May Wright

3:05 p.m.

Yoga Demos

TJC's Yoga Class

3:20 p.m.

Raks Sharki


3:40 p.m.

Belly Dance

Amber Gamal

4:00 p.m.

Open Stage

Talented Artists

5:00 p.m.



During International Day on April 16th, 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, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Mozambique, , Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, Swaziland, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, and others.

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