Window on the World

Join us for WOW 2024!

Window on the World (WOW) is an international festival celebrating cultural diversity and harmony. Participants are invited to learn and understand more about our world and its people. Admission to WOW is free. Varying costs are associated with food and vendor costs. 

Minors on Campus Disclaimer: This event is open to the public. Parents or supervising adults are responsible for overseeing minors attending this event.

For questions, contact Dr. Ada Haynes.


Festival Details

Saturday, April 13, 2024

› Entertainment from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. in Bell Hall
Morning Sessions: 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. in the Bell Hall Auditorium
Afternoon Sessions: 12:30 - 5:00 P.M. in the Bell Hall Multipurpose Room
› Cultural, Community, Food, and Sales from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. in The Main Quad

Maps and Directions

Follow Us for Updates @TNTechWOW


WOW Schedule of Entertainment

» 10:00 a.m. - Fanfare by Chris McCormick,
Procession of WOW Ambassadors,
Welcome by Dr. Robert Owens,
Presentation of Mandala to Kaitlin Sayler and Hector and Susie Black Award to Linda Ragsdale and Mark Rine
» 10:45 a.m. - Laotian New Year's Dance, Laotian Students
» 10:50 a.m. - Azerbaijani Dance, Azerbaijani Students
» 11:00 a.m. - Central Asian Dance, Travis Jarrell
» 11:15 a.m. - Bangladeshi Song/Dance, TN Tech Students
» 11:30 a.m. -  A Taste of Indian Culture, TN Tech Indian Students

» 11:45 a.m. - Indian Classical Kathak, Mohera Narimetla
» 12:15 p.m.
- Middle Eastern Dance, Travis Jarrell
» 12:30 p.m.
- Indigenous Nation, Sayota Knight & Group
» 1:00 p.m. - Chinese Lion Dance, Leroy Kautz and Team
» 1:30 p.m. - Irish Step Dance, Students of Mary Mooney
» 2:00 p.m. - Chinese Dance, Nashville Chinese Cultural Center (NCCC)
» 2:30 p.m. - Middle Eastern Music, Reza and Nesrin
» 3:00 p.m. - West African Drums, Nyama
» 3:30 p.m. - Global Dance, Global Education Center
» 4:00 p.m. - Latin Band, La Diferencia Urbana

» Download Event Schedule Flyer


International Cultural Exhibits

International Cultural Exhibits

Submit Display Form

View the International Culture Display Form


WOW Symposium

The WOW Symposium will take place in the University Center, Tech Pride Room on April 12, 2024, at 9:55 a.m.The speaker is Dr. Andrew Coe. The presentation will cover topics related to international relations, conflict resolution, and nuclear proliferation and nonproliferation.


Funded By

Center Stage

Center Stage