Announcement from OGS

All Carnevale event are postponed due to public health precaution. We hope to reschedule these events as soon as possible!

What is Carnevale?

Carnevale celebrates the rich diversity found on campus through the promotion of intercultural awareness and exploration during the months of February and March. A variety of festivities will encourage a connection between members of the Northeastern community, while highlighting the wonderful differences between our backgrounds and lifestyles. This collaboration and participation emphasizes the existence of a singular beautiful humanity here at Northeastern.

All events during Carnevale are run by students, for students. Cultural student groups are encouraged to submit a proposal to run an event in partnership with OGS during Carnevale. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend events! Events range from cultural dance and musical performances, Noodle Nights, many New Year’s celebrations and much more! Check back in the Spring for the 2020 schedule.

 

Carnevale 2020 Schedule

Beyond Borders: Lebanon

February 12  ▪  12:00pm – 1:00pm  ▪  CSC McLeod Suites

Join the Office of Global Services (OGS), Co-op Connections & the Global Experience Office (GEO) for lunch and discussion as we explore life and culture beyond Northeastern’s campus. This program will focus on Lebanon and will include a Lebanese lunch. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with fellow students, faculty, and staff while gaining a greater appreciation for the diversity of the world we live in.

Carnevale Kick-off

February 12  ▪  2:30pm – 4:00pm  ▪  CSC Indoor Quad

It’s Carnevale time! Come see the events our organizers have planned for Carnevale month. We’ve got games, treats, and giveaways! Take a break and have some fun! Click here to add to your calendar.

A Taste of France

February 13  ▪  6:00pm – 7:00pm  ▪  CSC 433

E-board members present on well-known dishes from their Francophone regions, as well as allowing other students in addition to ourselves to speak on behalf of Francophone cuisine from their respective cultures. Click here to add to your calendar.

NU Men’s Basketball Game

February 15  ▪  12:00pm  ▪  Matthew’s Arena

Join your classmates in supporting your NU Men’s Basketball Team against the College of Charlestown Cougars! Click here to add to your calendar.

Tickets are required and available online through myNortheastern.

Chinese New Year Carnival

February 15  ▪  6:30pm – 10:00pm  ▪  CSC Ballroom

We would like to invite all Northeastern students to celebrate the most significant festival in Chinese culture. It the time when families gather for the annual reunion dinner. It is also the time to follow and experience traditional customs. The Chinese-student community wants to present Chinese culture with a series of Chinese traditional activities such as calligraphy, new year fair, and handcrafting. Click here to add to your calendar.

King of the Masked Singer

February 16  ▪  6:00pm – 9:00pm  ▪  Afterhours

Come through for performances by singers whose identities will be covered – that’s the fun of it all! The audience will then vote based on talent. This event is based on the famous Korean TV show. Click here to add to your calendar.

Instant Noodle Night

February 21  ▪  6:00pm – 8:00pm  ▪  CSC Ballroom

Join the Japanese Student Association in celebrating the annual Instant Noodle Night! We will serve a variety of free authentic instant noodles and assorted snacks from Japan. Click here to add to your calendar.

Travel Signature Session

February 24  ▪  10:00am – 1:00pm  ▪  CSC Ballroom

If you are an F-1 student and planning on traveling for the upcoming Spring Break, this session is a great way to be prepared!

Please make sure your local address and phone number are updated on myNortheastern. You will need to bring your most recent, original I-20/DS-2019 and please have your NUID number ready (not on your Husky card). Signatures will be given on the spot after successful screening.  Click here to add to your calendar.

Registration is required.

A Taste of Scandinavia

February 26  ▪  11:45am – 1:15pm  ▪  CSC Crossroads

A tabling event to invite students to play regional games from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland. Click here to add to your calendar.

Tarang’20

March 8  ▪  6:00pm  ▪  Blackman Auditorium

Tarang is one of the biggest cultural festivals organized by Sanskriti that happens every year in early March. It is one of the most awaited events amongst the Indian graduate students at Northeastern University. Come to experience dance and musical performances as well as a fashion show! Delicious Indian-style food is also served for free in the West addition in Curry Student Center after the Blackman event. Click here to add to your calendar.

Tickets are required and available online through myNortheastern.

Beyond Borders: Canada

March 11  ▪  12:00pm – 1:00pm  ▪  CSC McLeod Suites

Join the Office of Global Services (OGS), Co-op Connections & the Global Experience Office (GEO) for lunch and discussion as we explore life and culture beyond Northeastern’s campus. This program will focus on Canada and will include lunch. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with fellow students, faculty, and staff while gaining a greater appreciation for the diversity of the world we live in.

Bretzel Baking

March 13  ▪  4:00pm – 5:30pm  ▪  Ell 405 (OGS Lounge)

An event to learn to bake the traditional German snack called “Bretzel” while learning about the origins of Bretzek and other German traditions and culture. Click here to add to your calendar.

EON Traditional Fan Dance Workshop

March 14  ▪  2:00pm – 4:00pm  ▪  CSC Studio B

Eon Dance Troupe is a performance group dedicated to bringing Asian traditional dance to the Northeastern community and the Greater Boston Area. We will be teaching a traditional dance using Chinese short silk fans. All cultural backgrounds and dance levels are welcome! Click here to add to your calendar.

Bahay Kubo

March 14  ▪  7:00pm  ▪  The Fenway Center

Bahay Kubo is NU Barkada’s annual culture show that highlights the Filipino culture and showcases it to the Northeastern community. This is done through traditional and modern dances, skits, and guest performances all put together by our event board and general members. Click here to add to your calendar.

Tickets are required and available online through myNortheastern.

Norooz

March 20  ▪  6:30pm – 11:00pm  ▪  CSC Ballroom

Norooz is a traditional Persian celebrating beginning of Spring. All the Persian people get together to celebrate the new year and the spring beginning together. Click here to add to your calendar.

Matryoshka making

March 20  ▪  4:00pm – 6:00pm  ▪  Ell 405 (OGS Lounge)

The Russian-Nesting doll (Matryoshka) is one of the most famous traditional Russian art forms in the world with a rich history of elaborate painting and global significance. Learn about the rich Russian folk tradition of Russian Nesting Dolls (Matryoshka) and paint your own during a 3-hour workshop with professional artist Marina Ekelova! Learn about the significance of the beautiful floral and berry designs, story of the matryoshka, and unique Russian painting techniques. Everyone leaves the workshop having produced a finished piece of Russian folk art on wood. Click here to add to your calendar.

Haitian Cultural Show

March 21  ▪  6:30pm – 9:00pm  ▪  The Cabral Center

This annual culture show is Haitian Student Unity’s biggest event of the year. This is our primary way to accomplish the mission of introducing Haitian culture to the Northeastern and Boston community. This show features art, dance, poetry, song, and fashion for our guests to enjoy. We also have Haitian food for present as well. Click here to add to your calendar.

KASACON

March 21  ▪  7:00pm – 10:00pm  ▪  The Fenway Center

You’ll feel like you’re in the midst of Myeong-dong (명동), one of Seoul’s main shopping, parade route and tourism districts. Explore the wonders of delicious Korean street food. Play games and learn new facts that further your understanding of Korean culture. Enjoy performances that reflect old and modern traditions of Korean culture through dance, singing, and skits. Click here to add to your calendar.

La Giara (The Oil Jar): An Italian Play by Luigi Pirandello

March 26  ▪  7:30pm  ▪  CSC Ballroom

Theatrical show La Giara (The Oil Jar – 1916) by famous Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello – A One Act Play with Live Southern Italian Folk Music. Produced and performed by ImproNati – Italian Theater Company directed by Chiara Durazzini. The show is in standard Italian (with optional English surtitles) and is interpreted by eleven Italian actors with music performed live by 3 musicians. The comedy is very well known in the Italian culture, and the action is set in the Sicilian countryside of the early 1900s among olive-pickers whose lives are defined by physical labor and where the main character is obsessed with property and possession and ultimately ridiculed by it. Following the performance of La Giara, we will have a conversation with the audience and the some of the performers about intercultural communication and the arts, and possibly include an interactive activity. Click here to add to your calendar.

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