Founded in 1987, student organization EKTA is celebrating its 25th anniversary this academic year. “Ekta” means “unity” in several languages spoken in South Asia and the organization aims to weave together its members’ languages, cultures, faiths, and identities in order to form a community among South Asians and those who are interested in the region [...]
This Saturday, March 2, the International Students Organization presents Rhythm Nations at 7 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall.
Rhythm Nations is an annual cultural event featuring dance, music, and demonstrations from performers from all over the world. The event is a celebration of the many different cultures represented by Smith’s more than 300 international [...]
Hanami (literally "flower viewing") is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers, especially cherry blossoms.
On Saturday, April 14, Smith’s Japanese culture organization, Sazanami, will host the Five College Hanami Festival, celebrating the Japanese tradition of flower-viewing. The event is being co-sponsored by the Five College East Asian Program and the [...]
On Friday, April 6, EKTA (the South Asian Student Association of Smith) will present the Jhalak cultural show (including dinner and after party), featuring performances by South Asian student organizations, including Bollywood dance troupe SC Masti.
Ekta, which means “unity” or “harmony” in several South Asian languages, is a support network for all South Asian [...]
Lucille Briance '75 founded the London Children's Ballet in 1994. Here, dancers rehearse for an upcoming production.
Smith alumna Lucille Briance ’75, founded the London Children’s Ballet (LCB) in 1994 “to give talented young dancers… a unique opportunity to perform as part of a professional ballet production.” The company’s next show is a production [...]