Sunday 10th may be just a regular Sunday for many of us, but not for the Chinese people. It’s Chinese New Year, the Year of Snake and you are all cordially invited to attend this festival. We, Culturae Mundi are celebrating this momentous occasion in association with the Chinese Students and Scholar Association, this Sunday at 6pm at the Hub.
Written by Iffat Malik
International Coventry is a small media team at Coventry University who cover events around the University creating news packages and eventually an episode out of the different news packages. This episode features Coventry University Graduation, the African Society elections for executives and cultures day organised by culturae mundi. To view the episode, just click below.
Coventry University Fashion students have been hard at work, but not just for the course. Since October, students from all three years have been working on a project for a local charity, Coventry Cyrenians.
The project in hand was to transform counterfeit labelled clothes into a new brand to be sold at a shop, Refreshed Fashion, which is run by the charity. Normally, counterfeit goods in the UK are destroyed in order to protect the brands. However, in this instance the University managed to get their hands on some.
Written by Alex Maidment
Students on the Journalism and Media course spent two weeks at the end of December learning what it is like to work in the Broadcast Industry. First year students spent two weeks working as a Radio station, hosting live shows whilst the Second Years tried their hands at running a Television News Room for two weeks.
Written by Alex Maidment
Rob Nothman, Sports Broadcaster and Producer for over 25 years came to speak to the Journalism students of Coventry University.
The talk started with an introduction about commentating and about how it is an important part of radio. Rob told the audience that: “It’s about your audience.” And that audience is one of the most important things to think about when. It is vital that as a commentator, you think about who you are commentating for.
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In association with CU’s Hindu society and the Bollywood Society, Culturae Mundi will be celebrating Diwali next week.
Diwali, commonly known as the festival of lights, carries great spiritual significance for Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs all over the world. It is usually observed for five days; we will be having a packed evening commemorating Diwali on Monday the 12th.
It promises to be a superb event with a great array of Bollywood music and dancing, candle lighting and fire lanterns. You can also expect a stand for artistic henna application and as well as some prayer. We will be topping it off with a great meal as well.
It’s a night not to miss, right here on campus at Square One. Do join us for a wonderful evening starting at 6pm at Square One, Monday the 12th. We’ll see you there!
Written By Amel Guettatfi
A billion people around the world practice Islam, the fastest growing religion in the world. Coventry itself is home to thousands of Muslims from a diverse array of backgrounds. In celebration of the upcoming Eid al Adha, commemorating Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael, Culturae Mundi will be hosting an Eid evening on November 1st at 5 pm at Square One.
The event will include an exciting and informative speaker, an exhibition, and of course food reflecting the multicultural background that Islam universally stems from.
This evening will be great for anyone interested in learning something new as well as meeting different people. The event is open to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Do join for Eid celebration on November 1st at 5pm at Square One.