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International Bazaar Set For April 6
March 26, 2010 -- As part of “Unity in the Community” celebrations at UW-River Falls, an International Bazaar is set for Tuesday, April 6, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. A food and culture session will run from 5-6:30 p.m. and live entertainment from 6:30-8 p.m.
The event will include native dances, songs, plays/skits and a fashion show by international students from France, South Korea, China, Kenya, Turkey, Canada, Malaysia, Germany, Mexico, Finland, Australia, Japan, India, Taiwan and Nigeria.
Many different cultural foods will be served including chicken, pork, beef and vegetarian dishes from around the world. Guests can enjoy different dishes from kal-bi, irio, kisir, poutine, vegemite sandwiches, to honey braised cabbage. Dessert will be served in the Falcon’s Nest in the University Center during the entertainment portion of the evening with mango pudding, piparkakut and crepes.
The evening will include music from around the world during dinner as well as a drawing for prizes. Culture tables will be set up in the ballroom during dinner where guests can talk with international students and learn native crafts.
“This is an incredible evening filled with culture,” Onega says. “We bring the world to you!”
The event is hosted by the International Student Association and International Student Services. Ten students are planning the event, according to adviser Katherine Onega. The students include Roberto Federico Perez, a junior food technology major from Hermosillo, Mexico; Miho Ikebe, a senior Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages major from Osaka; Echo Qin, a freshman business administration major from Shanghi, China; Nur Badrol-Hisham, a freshman food science and technology major from Serembon; Minori Yokoo, a junior international studies major from River Falls; Chris Giebe, a sophomore psychology major from Grunheide; Satomi Ito, a junior communications studies major from River Falls; Alex Kwong, a freshman chemistry major from Blaine, Minn.; Kai Vue, a senior art major from Hudson; and Li Shang, a senior international studies major from St. Anthony, Minn.
“The international students are very excited to share their culture with UWRF and the community,” says Onega.
Prepaid tickets are $7/public, $3/students. Tickets the door are $10/public, $5/students. Prepaid tickets can be purchased from the ticket selling table or Information desk in the University Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29-31, and April 1.
For more information, contact Onega at 715-425-4891 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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