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03.31.21

Fulbright Day: Guinea

March 31, 2021

Guinea’s Fulbright Day will highlight the cultural importance of exchange programs by dabbling in dance and venturing through the joyous memories of studying abroad and savoring dishes both familiar and unknown.

Each event will be posted at the below times on the U.S. Embassy Conakry’s social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • 8 a.m. EST (12 p.m. GMT): American Center TV with Fulbright Alumni: As guests of the U.S. Embassy Conakry’s American Center TV Program, Fulbright Alumni will discuss the nuts and bolts of the Fulbright application process, plus the favorite and challenging experiences from their programs.
  • 10 a.m. EST (2 p.m. GMT): Fulbright Dances: Fulbright Alumni and representatives of the major ethnic groups of Guinea will show off their dancing talents while highlighting their own culture.
  • 12 p.m. EST (4 p.m. GMT): Fulbright Goes to the Kitchen: A Culinary Exchange: Fulbright Alumni, alongside local female entrepreneur Yaya Barry, will explore the vastness of Guinean cuisine. This unique opportunity will echo the joy and memories of sharing about food and culture between Fulbright Alumni and Americans.