Join UIS students, faculty, and staff to share an evening of cultural exhibits, artistic performances, food tasting, and more.
WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield presents the 37th annual International Festival with the theme "One World, One Beat!”
WHEN: Friday, October 24, 2014 from 5-8 p.m.
WHERE: The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC), located on the south side of the UIS campus. Parking is available in lot F and I, located next to TRAC. A map of the campus is available at www.uis.edu/maps/.
DETAILS: For over 35 years, the University of Illinois Springfield family has celebrated its rich international and cultural diversity with the annual International Festival. Some of our friends from the greater Springfield community will be joining UIS students, faculty, and staff to share an evening of cultural exhibits, artistic performances, and food tasting.
Admission is free and the event and is open to the public. Countries and organizations that will be represented include several African nations, China, India, Ireland, Peru, Turkey, Scotland and more. Visitors will have a chance to sample delicious ethnic dishes from China, India, Mexico, Italy, African countries, the Middle East, and more.
Guests will have the opportunity to collect some of the recipes into a book during the event. Be sure to pick up a program as you enter, so that you can find your way to the exhibits, cuisines, and performances that you are most interested. Plan to spend some time getting to know people you have never met before, literally from every part of our world!
For more information, please contact the Office of International Student Services at 217/206-6678 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.