Pasar Malam is a Malay and Indonesian term meaning night market. After taking a break last year due to the pandemic, Pasar Malam held by the Guild returned last week as one the biggest events of the year to celebrate multiculturalism around campus.
Despite international travel still being limited, the night has showcased cultural diversity around the globe. This year’s festival welcomed over hundreds of students and the public to enjoy an evening of conversation, flavours around the world and engaging performances celebrating diversity.
International Student Committee President Sofia González Torres said international students were not alone here.
“Pasar Malam is a celebration of multiculturalism on campus that brings the Curtin community together with the wider community. It brings friendship and we have a strong international student community here at Curtin where Pasar Malam acknowledges and reinforces that.”