Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer
International Week (iWeek)
International Week takes place from Friday, April 8, to Sunday, April 17. The week is dedicated to showing off the vibrant international and multicultural organizations Mason has on campus. This weekend, there will be a few events to kick off the celebration. Click here to read more about them.
Filipino Cultural Association’s Annual Philippine Culture Night
This event takes place in the Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall from 6:30-10 p.m on Saturday, April 9. The association will put on a play and dances featuring both cultural music and hip-hop.
Taste of Nepal
Taste of Nepal takes place in The Hub Ballroom from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. The event is in memory of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake. There will be many performances, including traditional Nepalese dances. For more information, check out their Facebook Page.
SI films is showing “How To Be Single” in the Johnson Center Cinema this weekend, April 8-9, at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are free with a Mason ID. Click here to see a trailer.
Bhangra Blowout 23: The Collegiate Championships
This Saturday, April 9, the Bhangra Blowout will be taking place at George Washington University. Mason’s Bhangra team is going to be competing, so make sure to go out to cheer for them. The event is hosted by George Washington University’s South Asian Society at the Lisner Auditorium. Tickets range from $20 (for terrace seats) to $40. To get to George Washington University, take the Orange Line to Foggy Bottom Metro Station. For ticket information and more, click here.
Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Presented by Harris Teeter
This Saturday, April 9, the Southwest Waterfront Firework Festival will take place as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The event runs from 1-9 p.m., with fireworks starting at 8:30 p.m. — even if it rains. The event is free, and there will lots of food trucks and activities for everyone to participate in. Activities range from sailboat making to face painting. To get to the festival, you take the Orange line to L’Enfant Plaza.