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International Gala Banquet is April 19

March 28, 2017 / VU International Gala Banquet is April 19

VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University’s International Gala Banquet is set for April 19 and will highlight the tastes and diversity of VU’s international student population. There are 45 international students at VU representing 17 countries.

Flavors, tastes, and dishes from around the globe will be featured in a buffet meal, and several students will make presentations on their culture and country of origin.  Musical entertainment will be provided by the Salaam Middle Eastern Music Ensemble of Bloomington.

The International Gala Banquet will begin at 6 p.m. EST at VU’s Green Activities Center and the public is invited to attend. Tickets cost $5 and reservations must be made in advance; the deadline is April 17. Tickets are free with ID for VU students and employees. To make a reservation, interested persons should call the VU Student Center, 812-888-4301.

ABOUT THE PERFORMERS

Salaam has delighted audiences for years with its expansive repertoire of Middle Eastern and North African music. What sets Salaam apart is the versatility of its musicians, whose deep knowledge of Eastern and Western styles gives them the flexibility to move effortlessly between genres.  Salaam, whose name means peace in Arabic, is a musical ambassador for peaceful coexistence.

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