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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( March 27,1998)
MULTI- CULTURAL FESTIVAL OFFERS CULTURAL DISPLAYS AND SAMPLING OF NATIVE FOODS AT SDSM& T ON SATURDAY, MARCH 28
" THE WORLD IS COMING TO SOUTH DAKOTA – CULTURAL EXPO 98" is being held between 10: 00 a. m. and 2: 30 p. m. in the Surbeck Center Ballroom on the SDSM& T campus. The multi- cultural festival offering cultural displays and a sampling of native foods is hosted by groups from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and National American University.
The cultural exposition is open to the general public at no admission fee. A sampling of native foods will be offered for a nominal charge from 11: 30 a. m. to 1: 30 p. m. Cultural entertainment including dancing and singing also will take place between 11: 30 a. m. and 1: 00 p. m.
Cultural displays from Norway, India, China, Japan, Zambia, Brazil, Bangladesh, Ecuador, and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society ( AISES) will be exhibited on both Friday and Saturday. There is no charge to visit the exhibits.
This annual event is sponsored by international students, AISES, the Ivanhoe International Center, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, and National American University. SDSM& T and National American University work jointly to encourage multi- cultural activities which promote friendship and cultural exchange between people of different countries and cultures.
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[ MEDIA ADVISORY: The Cultural Expo offers many good photo opportunities of the international students���� cultural displays.]
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