Gannon University Hosts Annual International Night
Posted: March 25, 2015
Gannon University's annual International Night, a celebration of
international food, culture and performances, will take place on
Saturday, March 28 at 5:45 p.m. in the Hammermill Center, 620 Peach
St. Representatives and Gannon University students from nearly 30
countries will showcase their cultures for guests.
This year's theme is "The World Is Your Canvas" and will be
hosted by Gannon's International Student Office (ISO) and the
Global Unity at Gannon University club (GU2).
The international food buffet will begin at 6 p.m. and will
include dishes from Bangladesh, Brazil, Germany, India, Ireland,
Italy, Jordan, Nigeria, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Arab
Emirates, the U.S. Virgin Islands and more. The entertainment
portion of the event will begin at 7:15 p.m. and will include
music, dance performances by Gannon's African Student Organization
and Caribbean Culture Club, by students from Erie's Little Dance
Studio, several Indian dances, and singers.
"This event has been happening at Gannon for over 25 years,"
said Rose McKain, ISO director. "I am so impressed by the
dedication of the ISO staff and the student members of GU2 who have
been working so tirelessly in preparing for this year's
extravaganza! I don't think there is a better way to celebrate the
deeply rooted global diversity that is such a rich part of the
University's tradition, and I extend a special invitation to those
who have never previously attended. Come and experience the aromas,
tastes, sights and sounds of Gannon's international community, and
join all those who return year after year in celebration of deeper
Pre-sale ticket prices are $13.50 for adults, $8.50 for college
students, and $6.50 for children 5 years and above and are
available here. Prices at the door are $15 for
adults, $10 for college students and $8 for children 5 years and
above. Children under 5 are free.