Calabash World Cup Kick-Off
Celebrate Africa’s first World Cup with a series of events in Madison’s Dungeon-Monroe neighborhood! Fun for the whole family!
Most events are free and all are open to the public.
Calabash World Cup Kick-Off Schedule
Friday, June 11, 2010
Outdoor screening of World Cup 2010 Match (South Africa v. Mexico)
Rice’s Service Station, 2620 Monroe Street
Flags and stadium cards for kids.
FAN FEST Fun Soccer Games for Kids
Kids can kick the ball around with UW student athletes.
Free stadium cards, flags, prizes.
Kids World Cup Photos
Kids can capture the glory with a picture of themselves with the official World Cup Soccer Ball and a replica of the FIFA World Cup Trophy.
Krakora Photography Studio, 2618 Monroe Street.
Cost: Charges vary (Fund-raiser for University Wellness Fund)
Talk: Arts and Crafts of Southern Africa
Explore the traditions and ceremonies of the people of Southern Africa through arts and crafts with a talk by the Kessels, owners of Calabash Gifts.
Calabash Gifts, 2608 Monroe Street
Lecture: African Football, African Politics, and the World Cup
Michael Schatzberg, Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Co-sponsored by the African Studies Program, UW-Madison.
Victor Allen’s Coffee & Tea, 2623 Monroe Street
Events on June 11th are just the beginning of an on-going series of African Studies Program events centered on the 2010 World Cup, including a workshop for teachers and athletic coaches on July 8, 2010.
For more information, contact Heather DuBois Bourenane.