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Cultural Diversity Festival

The Cultural Diversity Festival (CDF) is a month-long series of events that spotlight the University of Kentucky's diversity. As a collaboration between Student Affairs, Auxiliary Services and the International Center CDF ensures the inclusion of many, and the education of all who are involved. 

Festival News

Economic Development Forum hosted by ONE
Join us for an exciting event Wednesday, April 2 at William T. Young Library. The University of Kentucky's ONE organization will host the Economic Development Forum to discuss global poverty, developing economically, and the role of advocacy. The...
Culture + Design
The Cultural Diversity Festival, the School of Interiors, and the College of Design have all partnered together to host "Culture + Design" This workshop will be taught by Faculty members of the School of Interiors.   Refreshments will be provided!...
Purim Festival: A celebration of Jewish culture
Please join us for an exciting celebration Thursday, March 27 at the Student Center. The Hillel-Jewish Student Organization and the Cultural Diversity Festival will host "Purim Festival: A celebration of Jewish Culture/." Purim is the celebration of...
How to Tie A Sari
  Join us Thursday, March 27 for an exciting and interactive workshop hosted by the Cultural Diversity Festival and the Indian Student Association. "How to Tie A Sari" will teach students how to tie the traditional Indian woman dress, the sari. Once...
"Be Christian!: Japanese Samurai Evangelizes America"
  Join us Wednesday, March 12 as the Department of History presents "Be Christian! A Japanese Samurai Evangelizes America." The lecture given by Gavin Campbell, a professor of history in the Graduate School of Global Studies at Doshisha University...
Understanding Cultural Continuity in Korean Music Workshop
The Cultural Diversity Festival and the College of Fine Arts have partnered together to host "Understanding Cultural Continuity in Korean Music." This workshop, taught by Dr. Donna Lee Kwon, will introduce Korean music and facilitate its...
Cultural Diversity Festival Workshops
Students attending any of the Cultural Diversity Workships can enter a drawing for an an iPad, Kindle, Beats headphones and a $100 giftcard for the UK Bookstore. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 1. The workshops: Cultural...
The Cultural Diversity Festival Returns to Celebrate the Richness of UK’s Campus
The Cultural Diversity Festival will celebrate UK and Lexington's global community through several events throughout the month of March. “With scores of obligations and meetings we often don't pause and appreciate the amazing cultural diversity of...
Taste of Our World
In its 25th year, Taste of Our World is one of the most popular Cultural Diversity Festival events. Wednesday, February 26, 201411am – 1:30pmStudent Center Grand Ballroom$5 for all you care to eat! Cash or FLEX dollars accepted Cuisine from...
UK Live at the Lyric...A Talent Showcase
In its fourth year, UK Live at the Lyric...A Talent Showcase brings together both the University of Kentucky and Lexington communities for a variety of culturally diverse performances at the Lyric Theatre. Last year, this event featured several...