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International Fair 2018 set for April 21

NOTE: Due to recent weather, the International Fair has been moved to the Vrooman Center in the East Campus complex.

Experience food and culture from around the world at Illinois State University’s 47th annual International Fair from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Sponsored by the United International Association, the fair will take place in Vrooman Center in the East Campus complex of Hewett and Manchester residence halls. Admission to the event is free. Food tickets will be available for purchase.

The event will feature country and region-specific displays and booths, hosted by Illinois State student groups and community organizations. These booths will highlight food, gifts, cultural artifacts, clothing, and artwork from across the globe. Other booths will feature information on cultural education, exchange programs, world health, and humanitarian issues.

Traditional music, dance, and storytelling will be part of the live entertainment on stage throughout the day. Visitors will also be able to purchase and sample a wide variety of ethnic foods prepared by international students and local restaurants.

The International Fair is presented by United International Association, a registered student organization that helps to coordinate other country and region-specific student organizations at Illinois State.

For additional information, visit the UIA Facebook page or contact mlschwa@ilstu.edu.

 

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