Gannon to Host International Night
Posted: March 25, 2014
Gannon University's annual International Night, a celebration of
international food tasting and cultural performances will occur on
Saturday, March 29th in the Hammermill Center, 620 Peach St., as
representatives from nearly 30 countries showcase their cultures
The celebration's theme is "Dance Around the World" and will be
hosted by Gannon's International Student Office (ISO) and Global
Unity at Gannon University. The international food buffet will
begin at 6 p.m. and will include dishes representative of nearly 30
countries including Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica,
Japan, Jordan, Mongolia, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, Rwandna, Saudi
Arabia, South Korea, Turkey, the Virgin Islands and more. The
entertainment portion of the event will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will
include music, dancing and other performances.
"Gannon is a diverse University; a melting pot of cultures" said
Judy Van Rheenen, director of the International Student Office.
"This event is one of the most well-attended on campus, and our
international students are proud to have the chance to showcase
their food and talents to the greater community."
A limited number of tickets are still available. Pre-sale
tickets for students are $5, college students with ID are admitted
for $7 and adults are $12. Children under the age of five are free.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Suzanne Hawryliw at 814-871-7133.