Semana Cultural and Fiesta Cultural Return for 2018

Folkloric dancing performance at Semana Cultural and Fiesta Cultural.
September 14, 2018

College of Western Idaho (CWI) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage this year with the second annual Semana Cultural. This exciting celebration will start, Monday, Sept 24, with a week of cultural activities and conclude on Saturday, Sept. 29, with the daylong Fiesta Cultural at the CWI Nampa Campus Academic Building.

As part of the National Hispanic Heritage month, Semana Cultural will showcase the diversity of Latin American countries that are represented here in Idaho and recognize the contributions made by Latinos in America. The activities at CWI will highlight and celebrate the history, heritage, and culture through a series of on-campus events.

Activities will include debates, speakers, documentaries, and educational opportunities for the community and students at the CWI Nampa Campus Academic Building from Sept. 24 to 28. Learn more and check out the schedule of events.

On Sept. 29, CWI will celebrate the conclusion of Semana Cultural with the third-annual Fiesta Cultural. This year’s event will offer the community a chance to experience, engage, learn, and have fun attending a multi-cultural event. Numerous cultures will be represented in music, dancing, games, art, and demonstrations.

Activities will range in age and interests; there will be something for the entire family to enjoy. Experience folkloric dancing performances, live music, soccer, and boxing. Kids will love the face painting, coloring, and more! Enjoy a diverse variety of food from local food trucks and vendors.

Fiesta Cultural