To celebrate the diversity on campus, the Global Relations Division, the International Student Club and international lecturers jointly arranged “International Food and Culture Fair” at M-Square building on 25-26 November 2022.
The International Food and Culture Fair brought together international students from different countries and international lecturers from the School of Liberal Arts, the School of Sinology, the French-GMS Centre, and the Sirindhorn Chinese Language and Culture Center to showcase their cultures through traditional dishes and games.
Over 180 Thai and international students had a chance to enjoy various dishes including Kewa Datsi (Bhutanese food), Batagor (Indonesian Food), Panipuri (Indian Food), Chocolate Cookies (American Food), Shaved Ice with Syrup and Bua loy (Thai Food), Raspberry Mousse (French Food), Bun Cha (Vietnamese Food), Nasi Lemak (Malaysian Food), Schnitzel (German Food), Dumplings and Mala Soup (Chinese Food), Rakhine Mote Ti and Pel Pyar Asar Thut (Myanmar Food), and Ppopki (Korean Food). Apart from the food, there were also a mini concert and fun games: Crepes Making, Paper Cutting, Mahjong and Chinese chess organised by international lecturers for guests to join.
This activity was a part of Management Fiesta 2022 managed by students from the festival management course (Tourism Management programme, the School of Management) to provide social and leisure experience to MFU community. The highlights of this festival included Food & fun fair, Film festival, Music & culture show, International food and culture fair and Campus tour.
On the whole, cooking, eating and trying new things together provided a tremendous opportunity for students to immerse themselves in different cultures in a fun and exciting way!