Drury's International Food Festival features food and the arts from all over the World

For Immediate Release: April 5

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 5, 2010 — Drury University's International Food Festival will take place Saturday, April 10 at 6 p.m. in the Findlay Student Center Commons. The International Food Fest is an annual event that celebrates diversity among the Drury community. This event gives the audience a chance to experience international art forms and taste food from different countries.

This year's festival will feature performances by international students from Drury and Missouri State University, including Greek folk dance, Chinese song, Arabic dance and Brazilian martial arts. Various delicious treats prepared by the Drury students will also be available for the guests to enjoy.

The festival's theme this year is FIFA World Cup; the soccer tournament will take place in South Africa this summer. The World Cup's goal of bringing nations together in the spirit of sport goes along with the International Food Festival's objective of bringing international and domestic students together to share food and culture.

Tickets to the event are $5 for the Drury community and $7 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the Commons or the Campus Exchange on Drury's campus or by calling Melissa Shull at 417-873-7419.


Drury is an independent University, church related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks to cultivate spiritual sensibilities and imaginative faculties as well as ethical insight and critical thought; to foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge; and to liberate persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community. For more information, visit www.drury.edu/strategicplan.

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