Germania Society German Day Celebration at Findlay Market, June 3rd

Come and celebrate the kickoff of German Day week!  Enjoy this celebration of German heritage in the OTR Biergarten at Findlay Market, 1801 Race Street in Over-the-Rhine. There will be German music and dancing, a parade and reception. 10:30am-1:30pm, sponsored by the Germania Society.  For information: German Day

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Germania Society Maifest German Spring Festival, May 19-21

Come celebrate Maifest with Cincinnati’s Germania Society!  Maifest celebrates the arrival of spring and the Germania Society celebrates all things German-it is a match made in heaven!  Come for live German and American music, German food, dancing, beer, carnival rides, games for kids, hot air balloon rides, German gifts and fun.  The festival is held every May, at Germania Park, 3529 West Kemper Road, Cincinnati, 45251.  For more information, see the website: Maifest

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Cincinnati’s Cultural Centre of India

The Cultural Centre of India located at 9462 Hopewell Road is a culture center and Indian dance studio offering a vast array of Indian music, film and book resources, as well as workshops and presentations on all things Indian.  Indian dance classes are offered for all age groups, and their dance troupe will come to your school or organization to perform and educate about Indian culture.  Indians in the Cincinnati community will find a place to celebrate their culture, and contribute to diversity awareness in Cincinnati.  For more information, see their website at http://www.culturalcentreofindia.com/ or visit them on Facebook at Facebook

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University of Cincinnati African Students’ Association (UCASA)

UCASA has adopted the following objectives: fostering unity, friendship and awareness of the multi-cultural aspects of people of African descent and to foster interaction between African students and members of other cultures and races at UC.  They also help to provide academic support to improve the academic success of all members of UCASA.  Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.  To join the UCASA Facebook group see: UCASA

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Club Hispano at the University of Cincinnati

UC’s Club Hispano is a campus organization that unites students who are coming from or are interested in learning about Hispanic cultures, speaking Spanish, and finding a community of others like them.  All are welcome.  If you come from a Spanish speaking country, come and help other students from around the world learn about your culture and language.  The club meets about 1 hour each week to discuss movies, music, literature, geography, history and food.  For information see: Club Hispano

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Cariba Caribbean Student Association at the University of Cincinnati

Cariba provides a cultural support network for Caribbean students at the University of Cincinnati, along with contributing to cultural awareness and multiculturalism on campus.  For information, contact elliotk2@mail.uc.edu.  Find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/uccariba/

Nepali Student Association (NSA) at the University of Cincinnati

UC’s NSA aims to help and advise Nepali students during their studies at the university.  They also work to spread information and awareness about various cultural and social aspects of Nepal and act as cultural and social ambassadors for Nepali traditions.  Interested in more information?  Contact international.students@uc.edu.

Romanian Student Association at the University of Cincinnati

International students at UC from Romania and those interested in Romanian culture and language will feel at home at UC’s Romanian Student Association.  The general goal is to develop relationships between Romanian students and students of other nationalities at the university.  Contact international.students@uc.edu for more information!

European American Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Group

Cincinnati’s European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) oversees the EACC Young Professionals Group.  This group is open to international and US young professionals (ages 21-35) who are interested in European businesses and culture.  The group meets regularly and participates in social and professional development events.  For more information and to join, see this site: EACC Young Professionals

Bi-Okoto African Culture Institute

This Cincinnati non-profit performing arts institute and cultural center devotes itself to keeping the African culture of dance, music and theater alive in our community.  They host an annual African Heritage Festival and offer diverse classes in West African dancing, drumming, cooking and Yoruba language.  Their dance troupe performs often at venues all over the world and they perform diverse plays relating to African and African-American culture.  African summer camp experiences for children are also hosted by Bi-Okoto.  Learn more: Bi-Okoto

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L’Alliance Française de Cincinnati

L’Alliance Française de Cincinnati is the primary French cultural institution in the Cincinnati area.  The group is a non-profit cultural institution founded in 1901 by Auguste Fredin, Honorary Consul of France in Cincinnati. They partner with the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, the European-American Chamber of Commerce and other groups to bring french themed events to the Greater Cincinnati area.  In addition, they coordinate French language classes, clubs and tutoring and host Francophile chat rooms.  Learn more: L’Alliance Française

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