A Multicultural Experience

A Multicultural Experience photo

In an effort to celebrate the many cultures of the world, members of the Babylon Junior-Senior High School’s World Languages Club, American Sign Language Club, ENL Club, Spanish Honor Society and French Honor Society recently came together to host a multicultural fair that featured elements of Spain, Mexico, France, Italy, China and Central American Indigenous Culture.

During the fair, Spanish Honor Society members taught visitors how to make a Spanish Abanico (fan), while representatives of the French Honor Society decorated locks of love for the bridge called Pont des Arts in Paris, France. Additionally, ASL Club taught various signs and demonstrated to visitors what it is like to be deaf by use of sound-blocking headphones.

Visitors also had the chance to “Spin the Wheel of Pizza,” make Chinese lanterns, create Mexican maracas and create Mayan friendship bracelets.  

According to Director of ENL and World Languages Michelle Scharff, everyone enjoyed learning the dances of cultures featured including the hora, merengue, bachata, salsa, Irish Step and more.