Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian University, 2006 Page: 29
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Opposite page: Two members of ISA's culture
show cast perform a salsa dance.
Three international students from Madagascar
sinq a sonq during the annual culture show.
I1tc International Students Association put on its
annual culture show in Novembr er erforming on a
Friday and Saturday night.
Ihe show w-as an authentic mix of various cultural
dances and traditions, said Yukari Sekine, sophomTore
communillcatiotn ma11lor from Ibaraki,. apan, and house
manal e ger r the show.
"We created a dance just for the show,' Sekine said.
"It would be original, but it is just like something w e
would do in lapan.
I"he show w-as a great ay rto experience something
different and exciting, said Ross Baldwin, senior ph sics
major from Kenai, Alaska.
"Its a chance to see other cultures," he said. "\e
talk a lot about diversity, but this s a chance to really
Baldwin said being involved with the show both as
a performer and usher helped him enjov other cultures
Ihel are so unique and was cooler than just American
culture," he said. Thiis entire show is a celebration of
life in a really fui and entertaining way.
1he culture show audience was a big parr of the
experience, said Marcela (utierre, senior business
management Imajor from iTegucigalpa. Honduras.
"\'e worked really hard on this, and we sere verv
excited," she said."\ke're glad that our audience w as just
as excited and that we can gave them even more then
what they expected."
By: I)ani Iinthicum, adapted from the ()ptimiSt
Students perform a traditional apanese dance during the culture show's dress rehearsal Nov 16
Students perform a traditional Japanese dance during the culture show's dress rehearsal Nov. 16.
Tania Quiroz, junior undeclared major from Nicaragua, performs
a traditional cultural dance during the culture show's
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