Cultural Expo 2018

Thursday, April 5 and Saturday, April 7, 2018.

The Cultural Expo is hosted by groups from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and the community. Thursday and Saturday's events will be held in the Surbeck Center Ballroom on SD Mines campus.

Cultural groups from the community are encouraged to participate in this annual festival, which is sponsored by international students, faculty and staff, AISES, the Student Association, and the Ivanhoe International Center at the School of Mines, along with International Students Inc., and Black Hills Energy.

Thursday is geared towards area schools, with educational exercises for students. Hours are 9:00 am to 2:30 pm on the Thursday.  If your school is planning on attending this event on Thursday, please RSVP using the following link:

  Cultural Expo 2018 RSVP

The general public is invited to attend the Expo on Saturday,  April 7 between the hours of 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.  Cultural displays from around the world and in the US will be exhibited both days. There is no charge to visit the exhibits. There is an $8 charge for sampling of ethnic foods, which will be available from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Saturday only. Cultural entertainment will begin at 11:30 am on Saturday.

It is greatly appreciated if past attendees provide feedback on previous Cultural Expos at the following link:   Cultural Expo Evaluation  

Cultural Expo 2017 Video - Saturday's Entertainment (YouTube)

Cultural Expo 2015 Video from Mornin' Mines

 For further information, please contact the SD Mines Ivanhoe International Center at 605-394-6884 or by e-mail at:

Contact Us:
Ivanhoe International Center
SD School of Mines & Technology
501 E Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD  57701-3995
Phone: 1.605.394.6884
FAX: 1.605.394.6883