At several College and University campuses, several International Students / Scholars have banded themselves into recognized student groups. First this was a means to keep in touch with ones home, as the human connection between fellow citizens help'ed in the sociocultural transition. None the less, and more importantly, these groups started to initiate their own social and cultural programs. The ripple affect within the sociocultural academic ethos was awesome as it created a high character representation of their homeland and peoples and resulted in long term relationships after graduation with Americans. Americans who got an up-front cultural education as a direct emotional consequence of freindships they and the International Students / Scholars formed together. In several instances, both in the private, as well as in the political sector these freindships had even a more profound impact on the American national consciousness in its foreign relations
Now this bring us to aspects of InterCultural Communications.
Here let say are the images of Classical Art.
This slide show, for example is how one conveys the exact images which represents the selected topic. It likewise can be used for another cultural element ----lets say in Latin dance-----
Then with this media usage, and the combination of both gives very vivid representations of cultural value, and the way they are depicted, which some will call eye candy, and is most properly represented within their cultural traditional norms.
Thus when you depict a city, like New York City you will have as an example......
And thus you will have a proper promotional introduction on how you will able to facilitate this within your own education institutions.
The International Cultural Fiesta Movement
America is about opportunities, and it is here were we can help to educate Americans about our individual country, personal pride, and cultures. Through Inter - Cultural Communications by developing both Mini and Major Multi - Media Cultural Fairs, we, in our labors, have already had a larger than life impact upon America as a whole.
This website has both listings of available resources - based upon on hand items Internationals have to offer, or loan, registry of available talent, non - for - profit assisting organizations-including home countries, the various consulates, interests in helping, and other items-etc.
The contained inter - active forms is to assist in the discovery element of what can be shared. Moreover, once the Mini Cultural Fairs begin, and the first International Cultural Fiesta is accomblished, then additional information is given to acquire future, and prolonged fundings.
All the while, as it is highly encouraged that invitations are offered-on a private one to one basis-to Non-Internationals to help in the development of these programs.
It is in the actions, the letters, phone calls, and other energies expended which are the real greater learning tools. The event is only the focus, but it is the manner of bring about these events where the real lessons are learned, and formative lasting friendships occur.
It is from here where future foundation blocks are established between countries, and thus in the socio-cultural course of actions taken on private initiatives, then these actions assume their importance in every Peoples rights to self - determination, and thus the Internationals, WE, are also honoring their, OUR, own countries.
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Note: In all my initial communications over the internet, I have always expressed the following.
" May you find the one love in your lives in the future expectations for a happier life."
Roger M. Christian
Ithaca, New York