Take a trip around the world without leaving Victoria, TX – enjoy music, food, fashions and traditional performances from around the world by attending the University of Houston-Victoria’s 9th Annual International Festival from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Friday, April 12, 2024.
First held in 2016, the popular event is hosted by UHV international students, International Programs, UHV Student Life, and with the help of much support on campus, it includes cultural display tables, dance and music performances, and a fashion show featuring attire from different countries and cultures. Admission is FREE, join us to sample traditional foods and snacks. International Festival annually attracts over 500 students and community members, offering a view of the diversity of cultures prevalent on campus.
International Festival annually attracts over 500 students and community members, offering a view of the diversity of cultures prevalent on campus.
The University enrolls 180+ international students from over 44 countries.
The festival is organized by UHV’s International Programs, and Student Life.
We invite community members to take part in performances, fashion show, cultural booths and the flag parade For more information, contact the International Programs Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (361)570-4106
- Date: April 12th
- Time: 5 pm
- Place: Parking lot Q, between UHV Center and West Building
This year's highlighted performances are MeliSamba, Linares Mariachi, Jenni the Belly Dancer, Dance Ensemble, and many student performers.
Transportation will be provided from our Katy campus to Victoria to attend the International Festival on Friday, April 12th. A shuttle will be available to pick up UHV students, faculty, and staff from the UHV Katy campus at approximately 1 pm on Friday, April 12th. The shuttle will leave Victoria that evening at 9pm to return students, faculty, and staff back to the UHV Katy campus around 11pm. If you are interested in taking the UHV shuttle, please complete the International Festival Katy Transportation Request Form before April 9th at 8pm. First come, first serve basis.
Special Thanks to this years grand supporters:
UHV Enrollment Management
UHV Student Life
UHV Student Services
College of Business Administration
UHV Office of Financial Aid
UHV Admissions & Transfer Credit
UHV Student Recruitment
UHV Registrar's Office
UHV Enrollment Strategies & Marketing
UHV Student Government Association
College of Education & Health Professions
UHV Marketing & Communications
Individuals Interested in volunteering can email Festival@uhv.edu.
International Festival 2019 Photo