International Festival set for March 6

Song, dance and dishes from a variety of nations represented by students at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis highlight the 17th annual International Festival Sunday, March 6, at the 560 Music Center.

The event, which is open to the public, begins at 5 p.m. with a food tasting of 11 different dishes. The tasting is followed by a variety of student cultural performances. This year’s theme is “1 Community, A World of Traditions.”

Organized by Karen Cowley, assistant director of student affairs, and Brown School students, the festival enables members of the public and Brown School community to celebrate their cultures and traditions.

The 560 Music Center is located at 560 Trinity Blvd. in University City, Mo. Admission is $2 in advance and $3 at the door. Souvenir T-shirts will be available for $8 each.

For more information or to purchase a ticket, contact the International Festival Committee at