International festival offers up the world

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Ohio State Marion serves up food, music, dance, and a multi-culture experience from across the globe

The Ohio State University at Marion is pleased to host its 5th Annual Taste of Culture International Festival, Wednesday, May 9, from 4:30-8:00 p.m., at the Alber Student Center on the Marion campus.

A Taste of Culture hosts live entertainment, food from around the world, arts and crafts, a multitude of informational booths, and short educational discussions.  This event brings together the customs, traditions, color, and flavor of peoples from diverse ethnicities.   Admission for this annual event is free and open to the public.

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

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.