International Conversations

  • International Conversation with Lola from Ukraine

    Published on October 26, 2020

    Learn more about Ukrainian culture from Lola Michigan 4-H International Exchange alumni with the FLEX program. She shares about the differences with school, sports and of course food. Enjoy learning about her COVID situations on the day of the recording.

  • International Conversation with Barnabas from Uganda

    Published on October 16, 2020

    Learn more about Ugandan culture from Barnabas. He shares about his culture and differences you would notice if you were to visit his country. Enjoy learning about the importance of the Ugandan family unit, bride price, food and much more. Barnabas will also share about COVID-19 and how it is affecting daily life in his community.

  • International Conversation with Shelia from Ghana

    Published on October 16, 2020

    Learn more about Ghana culture from Sheila, Michigan international exchange student alumni. She will share about her culture, her government structure, food, clothing, creative expression and much much more. Sheila will end with the COVID-19 impacts on her community as well.

  • International Conversation with Ricardo from Brazil

    Published on October 6, 2020

    Engage with Ricardo and learn more about Brazilian culture. He shares how schools are different than in Michigan, his favorite foods, and how important family is in Brazil. Enjoy watching google earth as it shows you vacation destination in Brazil. Learn about how COVID - 19 was handled at the time of this recording as well.

  • International Conversation with Camilla from Norway

    Published on September 30, 2020

    Travel to Norway with Camilla and learn about fjords, Norway 4-H, and the beautiful landscapes. Camilla shares about her culture, holidays, and traditions. Enjoy learning about delicious foods, places to visit and how to greet Norwegians. She finishes her presentation with COVID-19 update from the day of recording.

  • International Conversation with Käbi from Estonia

    Published on September 30, 2020

    Estonia would be a terrific place to travel. Learn about Käbi's culture, favorite foods, and historic buildings. She shares about difference with her school system compared to Michigan's. Enjoy beautiful photos of the landscape, traditional clothing, and special events in Estonia. Käbi will complete her presentation with update on COVID-19 as of the day of the recording.

  • International Conversation with Gary from Belize

    Published on September 30, 2020

    Be curious about Belizean culture. Let Gary share with you about his way of life, Belize 4-H, and what makes Belize a place you should visit. Learn about the diversity in Belize, food you should eat, and places you should see. Gary will also share about the COVID-19 situation at the time of recording.

  • International Conversation with Enayy from Turkmenistan

    Published on September 30, 2020

    Enayy is a delightful international exchange alumni who shares about her life in Turkmenistan. Learn about her pet camel, pet snake and getting lost in the desert. She shares about her culture and what it means to be a female in Turkmen. Enayy shows photos of their marble capitol and how all cars must be white. She ends her presentation with an update on COVID-19.

  • International Conversation with Yuka and Colin

    Learn more about Japanese and Taiwanese culture with Yuka and Colin, international exchange alumni to Michigan. They share about their culture and differences you would notice if you were to visit their country. Enjoy their update on COVID-19 situation as well.

  • International Conversation with Andrea and Garfield

    Learn more about Costa Rican culture from Andrea, a previous MSU Extension health and nutrition staff member, and Belizean culture with Gary, 2018 Belize chaperone. They share about their culture and differences you would notice if you were to visit their country. They also share an update on the COVID-19 situation as well.