Ohio State Marion's 7th Annual International Festival

Event Date: 

The Ohio State University at Marion's
7th Annual International Festival - A Taste of Culture

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
in the Alber Student Center on the Marion Campus
1465 Mount Vernon Avenue, Marion, Ohio 43302

Admission is free and open to the public
(Food and beverage tickets will be available for purchase.)

A Taste of Culture plays host to a multitude of informational booths, live entertainment, food from around the world, arts and crafts, and short educational discussions. Bringing together the customs, traditions, color, and flavor of peoples from diverse ethnicities highlights what organizers feel makes the event successful each year. Admission for this annual event is free and open to the public. Launched in 2008, 500-700 area residents attend this Ohio State Marion event each year.

Local vendors, restaurateurs, and community members provide samplings of food representative of ethnic cuisines from across the globe. Donations are encouraged for purchase of food tickets to sample the food on hand. Proceeds from donations for food items benefit minority scholarships at Ohio State Marion.

Special Presentation: From Africa to Affrilachia (African America/Appalachia)                          Presented by: Lyn Ford 7:00 p.m.

For more information or to get involved with A Taste of Culture, contact Shawn Jackson in The Ohio State University at Marion Office of Student Life at 740-725-6219 or email jackson.368@osu.edu.