World Unite Festival returns
The annual, student-led ‘World Unite Festival’ starts today and will run until Sunday 14 February.
It will host a range of events and activities celebrating the diversity of our campus here at Leeds. Run in partnership between Leeds University Union and the University, with support of the Footsteps Fund and the Mary Morris Fund, the programme gives staff and students lots opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities, including arts and craft workshops, language lessons, cultural performances, topical discussions and much more.
Monday 8 February 11.30am-2.30pm
Chinese & Lunar New Year Celebration
Celebrate Chinese and Lunar New Year with traditional Chinese food and drink in the LUU foyer. A lion dance and traditional music will take place at 12pm.
Tuesday 9 February 1.30-3.30pm
Create: Outdoor Crafts
Make your own items, including a dreamcatcher, with materials all sources fro the outdoors (LUU room 6).
Wednesday 10 February 10am-4pm
Join the Indonesian society as they introduce to traditional food and culture, games and the arts in the LUU foyer.
Thursday 11 February 2-3pm
Language Lunch: Mandarin
Get to grips with the basics in LUU room 5.
Friday 12 February 8-11pm
Hidden & Unplugged
Enjoy a relaxing evening at the Union's monthly acoustic night in the LUU Common Room.
Saturday 13 February 1-3pm
Around the World Children's Party
Bring your children to LUU (Common room) and explore different countries through craft activities suitable for all ages, plus food and soft play.
Sunday 14 February 2.30-4pm
Using traditional origami you will learn how to make a folded paper butterfly (LUU room 4).
Image: Leeds South Asian society dancer at the Bollywood Fusion Charity Show in the Riley Smith Hall at last year's World Unite Festival.
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