(By SCANews) MICDS students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and friends were treated to a quick trip around the world at the 2019 MICDS International Expo on Friday, January 25, 2019. 46 different countries represented in the Expo, covering Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European, and Latin & Hispanic cultures. The Expo promotes, honors and celebrates the growing cultural diversity of MICDS through a fun event for the entire family that also helps MICDS students embrace all the world’s people with compassion. The Expo is jointly sponsored by the MICDS Parents Association International Expo Committee, the MICDS Parents Association Passport Series Committee and MICDS Department of Global Learning.
The International Expo is a biennial school-wide event that promotes, honors and celebrates MICDS’ cultural diversity with a multicultural family fun event to help MICDS students and families embrace all the world’s people with compassion. The entire MICDS community is invited to visit and learn about the cultures and traditions of more than 40 countries through a cultural show, interactive activities, educational displays, artifacts and food tastings. Stations for each country represented are hosted by Parent and Student Ambassadors. The Expo is a joint collaboration between the MICDS Parents Association Passport Committee and the Upper School International Council.