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See the world at NWC's April 17 Multicultural Showcase

Posted April 6, 2010

POWELL, Wyo. - The Northwest College Multicultural Showcase is back Saturday, April 17, with tastes and traditions from around the world. The showcase runs from 1-4 p.m. in the Trapper Room of the DeWitt Student Center.

The afternoon is filled with displays, demonstrations, musical performances, poetry readings, plus food from around the world. Cultural samples will be on display from, Asia, Europe, Latin America and beyond.

Food samples highlight the showcase. This year they come from Chile, Vietnam, France, Japan, Korea, India, Brazil, Denmark, Philippines and other countries. Tickets for samples can be purchased for $2 each, which includes a free beverage. 

Other cultural delights include a display of headwear from around the world, piano music by internationally acclaimed young pianist Yeunha Kim and entertainment by international students from a variety of countries.

Chilean relief organizations will benefit this year from the always-popular silent auction of items from around the world.

The afternoon festivities are geared for the whole family, with displays and activities for all ages.

This event is sponsored each year by the NWC Multicultural Events Committee and International Club. Admission is free.