Fulbright Days: Celebrating Around the World

Throughout 2021, Fulbright Commissions, U.S. Embassies, Universities, and other Fulbright partners and supporters are celebrating the 75th Anniversary with a wide and varied range of activities taking place around the world. The Fulbright Program’s success is based on a sustained commitment to international bilateral partnerships and shared priorities. Fulbright Days celebrate the impact of these important partnerships across the globe. Learn more and join in the celebration below.

Fulbright Day: Angola – September 10

The Angola Fulbright Alumni Association held an activity to increase awareness of the impact of the Fulbright Program in Angola over the past years while engaging with the youth community in Corimba, a local community in Luanda.

Fulbright Day: Australia – October 22

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, the Fulbright Commission in Australia will host an online discussion panel featuring four pre-eminent Fulbright Scholars, and moderated by Emmy award-winning journalist and Fulbright Board member, Sara James.

Fulbright Day: Lebanon – September 1

On September 1st, Lebanon celebrated their Fulbright Day by televising a video clip featuring Fulbright alumni on the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International (LBCI).

Fulbright Day: Ecuador – August 26

In worldwide celebration of the Fulbright Program’s 75th anniversary, on August 26th, Fulbright Ecuador hosted a virtual live panel: “The Impact of Fulbrighters on Higher Education in Ecuador.”

Fulbright Day: Latvia – August 6

On August 6, Latvia celebrated Fulbright Day with a social media campaign (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) that highlighted three alumni who have positively impacted U.S.-Latvia relations.

Fulbright Day: Argentina – August 25

On August 25th, Fulbright Argentina hosted a virtual live panel: “The Fulbright Experience: How Fulbright Changed My Life” to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program and to share the personal and professional accomplishments of Fulbright alumni.

Fulbright Day: Estonia – August 4

On August 4, Fulbright Estonia highlighted the strong partnership between the people of the United States and Estonia.

Fulbright Day: Costa Rica – August 19

On August 19, the U.S. Embassy San José in Costa Rica celebrated the Fulbright Program’s anniversary with online features and an alumni association event.

Fulbright Day: Pakistan – August 14

The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) celebrates 75 years of the Fulbright Program and 70 years of the commission in 2021.

Fulbright Day: Lithuania – August 5

Lithuania joined countries around the world in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program with several events, both online and in-person.