|At the top, flags from many of the countries represented at International Cultural Night line the stage. In the middle, students share insight to their culture. At the bottom, community members join the university community in sampling international cuisine.|
Clarion International Association will host International Cultural Night, "One World - No Borders," at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in Gemmell multi-purpose room. The event brings together students, faculty, staff and community members for an evening of international performance, fashion and food. Doors close at 7:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The International Association hopes to introduce and celebrate the many cultures represented at Clarion University. This year, cultural night will consist of traditional song, dance and presentations from various regions of the world, including Africa, East, South and Central Asia, Europe, the Americas, the Caribbean and the Middle East. After the scheduled performances, international cuisine will be served, allowing those in attendance to sample various dishes from around the world.
Clarion International Association is led by: Vincent Lutta, president, Master of Business Administration student from Kenya; Chisom Obiezu-Umeh, vice president, biology major from Nigeria; Homoud Alsudiry, secretary, management major from Saudi Arabia; and Chunying Zhu, treasurer, speech pathology and audiology major from China.
The Clarion International Association seeks to enhance better understanding between the American and international community, while at the same time educating both American students and the community through cultural performances and events from different parts of the world.
For information about "One World - No Borders" and the Clarion International Association, contact advisor Linda Heineman.
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