Fulbright Days: Celebrating Around the World

The Fulbright Program’s success is based on a sustained commitment to international bilateral partnerships and shared priorities. Throughout 2021, Fulbright Commissions, U.S. Embassies, Universities, and other Fulbright partners and supporters held Fulbright Days to celebrate the 75th anniversary with a wide and varied range of activities. In total, 66 countries and territories around the world celebrated the impact of Fulbright partnerships across the globe.

Fulbright Day: New Zealand – December 9

To celebrate 75 years of the global Fulbright Program, Fulbright New Zealand brought together a dynamic group of visual artists whose Fulbright experience significantly shaped key turning points in their artistic practice.

Fulbright Day: Mozambique – November 22

The Fulbright Day: Mozambique commemoration consisted of a virtual panel of alumni from different Fulbright programs available, including Gaspar Come, Fulbright Teaching English Assistant; Sandra Buvane, Hubert Humphrey Fellow; Tani Machonissa, Fulbright Scholar.

Fulbright Day: Vietnam – December 1

On December 1, the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program by having a virtual round-table discussion entitled ” Fulbright Legacy and the Power of Educational Exchange.”

Fulbright Day: Taiwan – November 15

Fulbright Taiwan and the American Institute in Taiwan hosted a gala dinner on November 15 at the Regent Taipei Hotel in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program.

Fulbright Day: Dominican Republic – November 17

On November 17-18, the U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic, along with the Instituto Cultural Domínico-Americano, celebrated the Fulbright Anniversary Conference: 75 Years of Impact.

Fulbright Day: Malta – November 24

To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program, which coincides with the 25th Anniversary of the bilateral Fulbright Program, Embassy Malta will host: three events.

Fulbright Day: Chile – November 23

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program, the Commission in Chile presented a conversation with the National Economic Prosecutor, Mr. Ricardo Riesco Eyzaguirre (Fulbright 2004).

Fulbright Day: Indonesia – November 18

AMINEF, the binational Fulbright Commission in Indonesia, hosted an exciting series of online talks to celebrate Fulbright’s 75th anniversary.

Fulbright Day: Libya – November 21

The U.S. Embassy to Libya hosted a Facebook Live panel discussion with alumni to celebrate 75 years of the Fulbright Program.