Cultural Rhythms is a cultural festival that celebrates Harvard's rich cultural and ethnic diversity by showcasing student performances and ethno-cultural cuisine from over 30 student organizations. This day-long celebration is attended by over 2,000 students, faculty, and members of the Boston community. In addition, each year the students and faculty of the Harvard Foundation select a distinguished artist to be honored at the show as Artist of the Year. Over 2,000 students, faculty and members of the Boston community attend this day-long celebration.
This years schedule of events is as follows.
Monday, 2/27 - Friday, 3/3
|DIALOGUE WEEK: Students of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations will facilitate dialogue events throughout the week as a lead-up to the show on Saturday. All Dialogue events will be held in the Adam's House Lower Common Room. The room has an accessible entrance through the South door of the main entrance to Russell Hall via Plympton.|
|Multiraciality & Cultural Affinity Groups at Harvard|
|What Is Feminism? Women & the Burden of Representation in Communities of Color|
|Intellectual Ownership & Ethnic Studies|
|Allyship & Solidarity across Different Movements|
|Performance & Race|
Saturday, 3/4 @ 11:00m
|ARTIST CONVERSATION - Ticket lotteryThe Artist of the Year will sit down for a moderated conversation with students in the Kirkland House Junior Common Room. The program will include brief student performances.|
Saturday, 3/4 @ 12:30pm
|LUNCHEON - Ticket lotteryImmediately after the Artist Conversation, a lotteried luncheon with the Artist of the Year will take place in the Kirkland House Dining Hall.|
Saturday, 3/4 @ 4:00pm
|SHOW - SANDER'S THEATRE - Tickets for saleIn the afternoon, the Artist of the Year will preside over the main event, the Cultural Rhythms Show in Sanders Theatre, featuring student cultural performances and a presentation of an award to the Artist by the President Drew Faust.|
Saturday, 3/4 @ 6:45pm
|FOOD FESTIVAL by the UCAfter the show, the Undergraduate Council will sponsor a food festival, celebrating cultural dishes, in Northwest Labs.|
Sunday, 3/5 4:00pm
|TOWN HALL with Dean O'Dair and Dean MillerAfter discussion and celebration, students will sit down to plan action-steps in an open town hall with Dean Katie O’Dair and Assistant Dean Alex Miller of the Office of Student Life.|
Artists of the Year are depicted below, with the most recent honorees listed first.