For many people not familiar with the Villages, 15 consecutive years of attendance in the same program may seem strange, but for Karin, it isn’t necessarily about what changes from year to year that is important to her. Instead, it is what stays the same that keeps her coming every year.
Concordia Language Villages, Village alumni, and friends of the Villages celebrated International Day on a beautiful Friday in early August. The powerful community derived from the gathering of global citizens celebrated the words and spirit of Nelson Mandela with games, songs, dances, and inter-Village language exchanges.
Sup sogŭi Hosu, the Korean Language Village, received culturally relevant food and materials and additional scholarship support this summer thanks to gifts from the CJ Corporation.
The CJ Corporation is a global food manufacturer and food service provider based in South Korea. CJ recently granted scholarship support and donated Korean food items and DVDs to help raise awareness of Korean language and culture.
Heading to the Great Minnesota Get-Together? Bring your Village nametag for a chance to win $250 toward a 2015 youth or family session of your choice!