EOU file photo by Ari Jones / Student performances with an international flair take center stage Mar. 1.
International Dinner & Show pulling out all the stops with “The Oscars” this weekend
News contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Source contact: Janet Camp | International Admissions & Student Services Coordinator
541-962-3406 | email@example.com
February 25, 2014
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – This year’s International Dinner and Show calls for red carpet attire as EOU celebrates the 27th annual event with “The Oscars” as the theme.
The black-tie event begins Saturday with dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the Gilbert Center adjacent to Ackerman Hall. Guests have the opportunity to sample global cuisine from around the world, all prepared and served by members of EOU’s International Student Association (ISA).
After dinner the festivities move to McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall with performances beginning at 7 p.m. Music and dance productions, an international fashion exposition and other entertainment is on the program this year.
Truc Nguyen, of Vietnam, is among those anticipating the big show. The current ISA treasurer and senior chemistry major believes there is a lot to gain from being involved with the association and its events.
“I want to have a leadership experience working with people from other cultures, and what better way than to work with international students who all come from different backgrounds,” she said. “It is very fulfilling for me and I have enjoyed it so much.”
Countries represented in the gala are China, Mexico, Japan, Zimbabwe, Germany, Vietnam, Ghana, France, Republic of Palau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Kenya, Tajikistan, South Africa, Hawaii, South Korea, Federated States of Micronesia (Yap, Chuck and Pohnpei), American Samoa and the United States.
Admission is $10 to the dinner or show independently, or $12 for both. Tickets are available at the EOU Bookstore and Looking Glass Books at 1118 Adams Ave.
For more information contact Janet Camp, ISA advisor, at 541-962-3406 or firstname.lastname@example.org.