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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2002
Contact: Steve Buchholz, Public Information Manager, 394-6082
Explore Cultures At Expo
Groups from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and National American
University will host "Cultural Expo 2002 – The World to You in 2002, A Celebration of
Our Cultural and International Diversity" Thursday, April 11, to Saturday, April 13.
This multi-cultural festival will be held in the Surbeck Center Ballroom on the Tech
campus. NAU and Tech host the event to promote friendship and cultural exchange
between people of different countries and cultures.
Local and regional school children are scheduled to attend between noon and 3 p.m.
Thursday, April 11, and between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday, April 12. The general public
is invited to attend the Expo 2002 between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 13.
Cultural displays from Norway, Japan, India, Brazil, China, Zambia, the American Indian
Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Russia, and Germans from the Russia
Heritage Society will be exhibited all three days. There is no charge to visit the exhibits.
There will be a nominal charge for sampling of native foods, which will be available from
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cultural entertainment including dancing and singing will
begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Cultural groups from the community are encouraged to participate in this annual event,
which is sponsored by international students at Tech and NAU, AISES, the Student
Association at Tech, National American University, Tech’s Ivanhoe International Center.
For information, please contact Suzi Aadland at Tech’s Ivanhoe International Center at
394-6884 or Misti Merriam at National American University at 394-4827.
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