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Mon 18th February

Who invented Matryoshka?
11am - 2pm
TEC 0.05
Learn to read Russian, find out about the connection between Japan and Russian wooden doll and Churchill's view of Russia.
Hispanic Gastronomy From Across the World
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.04
Would you like to know more about Hispanic food and products? We will show you why food is so important in the Spanish speaking countries and you will be able to taste some of these wonderful flavours... Yum, Yum!
Traditional food in the French-speaking world
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.05
Through typical French food, travel all around the world in French speaking countries. Your journey will end in France, with a tasting of delicious croissants, à la Marie-Antoinette.

Tue 19th February

Hispanic Gastronomy From Across the World
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.04
Would you like to know more about Hispanic food and products? We will show you why food is so important in the Spanish speaking countries and you will be able to taste some of these wonderful flavours... Yum, Yum!
Italian: Food For Thought
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.05
Learn how to make a ‘real’ Italian risotto and explore the food culture of different Italian regions. At the same time consider historical, social and political reasons for this impressive diversity!
Walking and Talking German
1:30pm - 2:30pm
TEC 0.04
If you enjoy nature and like the challenge of a (first) conversation in German, this one-hour guided lakeside walk is the perfect activity for you.
Making your own Japanese Fox Mask
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.05
Join us in this workshop and learn about the art of painting masks in Japan. You will also have the opportunity to design and paint your own fox mask!

Wed 20th February

Expressing Culture in Sign Language #1
11am - noon
TEC 0.05
Come and join us for some fun and games that will get you using a language with a difference - your hands!
Expressing Culture in Sign Language #2
noon - 1pm
TEC 0.05
Come and join us for some fun and games that will get you using a language with a difference - your hands!
Food as a Reflection of Society
5pm - 6pm
TEC 0.05
To Chinese people, it’s arguably true that the pleasures and sorrows of life, health and well-being, as well as harmony are all embedded in food.

Thu 21st February

Learning Amharic: Ethiopia's Working Language
2pm - 3pm
ZICER 0.02
Learn how to write and speak Amharic - and discover a wealth of Ethiopian culture - in an interactive session full of practise, dancing and more!
Taste of Ethiopian Culture
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.04
What does the Amharic language sound and look like?  What is Ethiopian culture like?
Traditional food in the French-speaking world
3pm - 4pm
TEC 0.05
Through typical French food, travel all around the world in French speaking countries. Your journey will end in France, with a tasting of delicious croissants, à la Marie-Antoinette.
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