Join the the Middle Eastern Cultural Programs (MECP) for tea, cookies, and a discussion to learn about the fight for freedom and human rights in Iran and what you can do to help. This in-person event will be on Wednesday, November 2, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. It will be held in the ODI […]
Cultural Fair (April 29)
Come join the Cultural Centers and Programs for a cultural fair! Free food, games, and prizes! This in-person event will be held on Friday, April 29th, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
The Middle Eastern Cultural Programs, UConn Hillel, and Huskies for Israel invite you to Mimouna 2022 to celebrate the end of Passover! Come learn about Moroccan celebrations and tradition, and have some incredible food! This in-person event will be held on Sunday, April 24th, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at UConn Hillel.
MECP Cultural Fashion Show (4/24)
The Middle Eastern Cultural Program invites you to the Cultural Fashion Show! The night is to celebrate the beauty of all cultures, from the Middle East, South Asia, North Africa, and more, through music, fashion, and dance. Falafel, baklava, tea, and dates will also be served for free. This in-person event is free for all […]
Holi (Saturday, 4/16)
Middle Eastern Cultural Programs and the Indian Students Association are pleased to invite you to a Holi celebration! This in-person event will be held in the CLAS quad on Saturday, April 16, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Be sure to wear old clothes and shoes that you don’t mind getting Holi powder on.
Run for Refugees: 5k Run/Walk to support Immigrants and Refugees
In a year of multiple global refugee crises — including in Afghanistan and Ukraine — Middle Eastern Cultural Programs has teamed up with Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS) to organize a UConn-specific version of their annual Run for Refugees. The run will be taking place on the Storrs campus on April 9th, 2022 at 3:30pm, […]
The Middle Eastern Cultural Programs invite you to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year! Nowruz is celebrated on the Spring equinox. It has been a day of great celebration throughout Iranian history; it is mankind’s oldest known holiday and is still celebrated by more than 300 million people around the world. It celebrates the triumph of […]