LA GRANDE — People attending the International Dinner and Show will be treated to a virtual trip around the world highlighting a variety of holidays and special events celebrated in different countries.
Eastern Oregon University students representing more than a dozen countries will share dances, songs and performances during the 31st annual event. The public is invited to Global Celebrations, which is Friday, Feb. 23 at the university’s La Grande campus. Authentic dishes will be served at 5:30 p.m. in Hoke Union Building, followed by an evening of international entertainment starting at 7 p.m. in Loso Hall. General admission tickets are $12 or $10 for students. Tickets are available at the EOU Bookstore or Multicultural Center, and Looking Glass Books, 1118 Adams Ave., La Grande.
Members of EOU’s International Student Association collaborate on the event, which features clothing, music and recipes from a variety of cultures. The on-campus cultural club also hosts events during International Education Week and Homecoming.
“We are honored to share our different cultures and experiences to bring unique diversity here to Eastern Oregon University and La Grande,” said Jorge Chavez Vazquez, the club’s president from Mexico.