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: 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.

Fulbright Day: Ghana – July 29

Fulbright Day Ghana: Preservation and Innovation in Visual Art and Music was a roundtable that explored contemporary developments in the arts in Ghana and their growing influence on the global stage.

Fulbright Day: Korea – July 27

In celebration of the worldwide Fulbright Program’s 75th anniversary, Fulbright Korea hosted a webinar exploring the impact of the Fulbright Program among members and friends of the North Korean Defector (NKD) community.