One of the most widely recognized festivals in Grand Forks, The Feast of Nations, will be held tomorrow, February 26, 2011 at the Alerus Center. This exciting eventÂ showcases and celebrates different cultures from around the world through performances and a delicious full course ethnic meal.
Organized by the students of the International Organization (IO) at the University of North Dakota, this years event has promised to deliver a night full of entertainment!
Fubuki Daiko, a Japanese drum and flute ensemble. Their debut CD, Fubuki, received a Prairie Music Award for â€˜Outstanding Instrumental Recordingâ€™.
Folklore de Mi Tierra is a Columbian dance group. They will perform traditional Columbian dances such as the Cumba, Pasadoble and Bachata.
Walking Wolf dancers and singers aim to promote the cultural identity of aboriginal peoples by showcasing the talents of their culture.
Paradize is a band with Caribbean influences and they will bring the rhythms of the Caribbean to life at this yearâ€™s show with soca, calypso, steel pan and reggae music.
The menu at the banquet will be a 5 course international meal: Middle Eastern appetizer – humus and pita; Norwegian cucumber salad; curried Indian vegetable soup; Hungarian chicken paprikash with couscous (vegetarian option: vegetable stir fry with couscous), and Brazilian brigadeiros for dessert.
Doors open at 5PM and tickets are available at the Services Desk of the Memorial Union. Tickets are priced at $15 for students and children and $20 for non-students. Reservations for a table of 10 will cost $250.
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