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Thank you - Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase

April 07, 2017

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to our Western Goes Global End of Year Celebration & Cultural Showcase! It was another fantastic show made possible by our amazing team of volunteers, 20+ talented performers, and of course, our enthousiastic audience from around the world!

Highlights of the night included:

-A heartfelt song by Tiang dedicated to all the friends she made over her past 4 years at Western
-Aahuti & Lay's truly "global" fusion dance performance
-Yu's heartfelt love ballad dedicated to her boytfriend an ocean away
-A high energy performance by our IESC Peer Guides in Celebration of the program's 25th Anniversary
-Beautiful instrumental performances by Nick, Ahmed, Lauren, Jimmy & Mari
-Creative original poetry by Frida including a sweet poem dedicated to a special someone in the room
-Awesome group performances by WELC, Kuda, and the Acapella Project
-A surprise "Happy Birthday" song for Activity Coordinator Othman
-Impressive solo dance performances by Darren and Hashini
-Amazing vocal performances by Jesse, Mikayla, & Del plus a perfect duet by Jimmy & Karen (and a surprise performance by Anne-maude!)
and last but not least....
- A memorable and bitter-sweet finale performance by Alec Sherman- his last time taking the stage as a Western student

Congratulations to Peer Guide Starfish Award winners Minami and Karen, #GlobalWesternU Photo Contest winners Nick & Rachel, and all of our raffle door prize winners! We can't wait until the next Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase event in November!