On 24.10.2018 the famous International Festival took place at the Hochschule Furtwangen. The aim of the festival is to bring the international students of the HFU together with the local population and other students. For this purpose, the International’s cook traditional national dishes and distribute them free of charge to the visitors. In addition, all participants have the opportunity to perform typical local traditions. At the end the visitors choose the best stand.
This semester 17 nations competed at the International Festival. For the first time a stand of the Dominican Republic was represented. A few members of the association cooked typical Dominican delicacies and thus promoted the country and the association on the festival day. Besides Mangú (mashed plantain with cheese and salami) and Moro de Habichuelas (rice and beans) there was also Helado de Potecito (mango-strawberry sorbet) and coffee from Santo Domingo. In the end, the stand from India won.