UF CAS @ Oak Hall School International Festival
On Saturday January 28th, 2017, the African Student Union at UF represented the Center for African Studies at the International Festival at Oak Hall School in Gainesville. Felicity Tackey-Otoo – Ghana, Martin Nwodo- Nigeria (both Ph.D Construction Management Students) and Sheila Maingi- Kenya (MDP Program) participated in the festival. After setting up a 10×10 exhibition tent and decorating their table with cultural items from their respective countries, a music station playing African music engaged festival participants to dance.
Felicity was dressed as an Anlo from the south-eastern part of Ghana; Sheila was outfitted in native Maasai attire from Kenya; Martin was dressed in traditional Igbo attire from Nigeria. They had many visitors coming to their booth to learn more about Africa and the represented countries in particular.