Freshman Fusion at the AACC

January 20, 2015 | Events Archive

To showcase the variety of cultural groups and activities on and around campus, the Yale University Asian American Cultural Center invited freshman at the beginning of the spring semester to Freshman Fusion. The evening’s activities included cultural booths and table displays from a variety of student groups, with the opportunity to sample various Asian foods, listen to cultural music, and even try traditional dance movements.

The event coordinators of the AACC invited the International Silat Federation of New Haven to join the festivities and display a cultural booth. Students even took the opportunity to try on sarongs and headwear, and attempt the basic movements of Tari Piring, the Candle & Plate Dance of West Sumatra, Indonesia…

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We are the local New Haven, CT branch of the International Silat Federation of America and Indonesia, dedicated to sharing the traditional arts, culture, music, theater, and natural wellness methods of the Minangkabau community of West Sumatra, Indonesia.