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UTPA hosts Pan American Days 2004
Posted: 04/15/2004
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Above, a Capoeira Angola demonstration is performed by students at The University of Texas-Pan American as one of many activities during Pan American Days 2004. The demonstration featured the African-Brazilian art form combining fighting techniques and dance movements. Pan American Days features a week of speakers, performers and exhibits from Latin America. The weeklong event concludes with a Valley Symphony Ensemble and Reception Friday, April 16, 7 p.m. at the UTPA Media Theatre. The Office of International Programs and the Valley Symphony are co-sponsoring the concert, while the reception will be hosted by the UTPA International Women's Board. Tickets are $20. All proceeds made from the concert will go towards scholarships for UTPA students to study abroad in Latin America. For tickets, call 956/381-2715. Also, a Kuna Indian Art Exhibit will be featured in the UTPA Library lobby through Friday. Pan American Days is sponsored by the Office of International Programs. For more information, call 316-7085.