Houston International Festival Joins World Affairs Council of Houston for Teen Summit
WHAT: The 2012 Houston International Festival (HIF) will partner with the World Affairs Council of Houston to provide middle school students with a tour of the Chevron Argentina Living Museum on Thursday, April 26, 2012 on site at the festival grounds. The students will have international adventures by visiting exhibit booths and traveling "Around the World in 60 minutes" through a fact-finding scavenger hunt. One of those stops will include the festival’s Chevron Argentina Living Museum. A dance and musical performance and themed snacks are also included in the tour.
WHY: Included in the festival programming is an educational curriculum which aims to inspire the children of today to become global citizens of tomorrow. As a result, HIF has partnered with the World Affairs Council to host a World Cultures Summit: Argentina and Latin America. This exciting and interactive three-hour event aims to bring to life world cultures for middle school students.
Approximately 600 students are expected to participate. The World Affairs Summit is open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 2012 (10:00 a.m.- 1:15 p.m.)
Photo/Camera Ops: 10:35 a.m.-11:35 a.m. (Scavenger Hunt: Around Argentina and Latin America in 60 minutes)
Photo/Camera Ops: 12:30 p.m. -1:15 p.m. (Visit Chevron Argentina Living Museum Exhibit)
WHO: Kim Stoilis, CEO/President of Houston International Foundation, Kati Ozanic, Visual Arts
Director of Houston International Festival, Mandy Seymour, World Affairs Council of Houston
WHERE: Buses drop off: Dallas Street, between Smith and Louisiana
Buses pick up students: Corner of Bagby and Lamar, proceed to Allen Parkway
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