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International Festival celebrates 30th anniversary, March 28-April 3

The International Festival will observe its 30th anniversary this year with a film festival Sunday through Friday, March 28-April 2, and a full-day celebration on Saturday, April 3.

The film festival, to be held in 302 Frist Campus Center and at 185 Nassau St., will include two pieces by sophomore Soraya Umewaka filmed in Japan and Afghanistan, as well as movies from Turkey, Brazil and Italy.

Under the theme "Around the World in One Day," the April 3 event will feature regional and national exhibitions, international music and animations, story telling, interactive workshops and a food festival serving specialties from around the world. It will run from 1 to 6 p.m. in Dillon Gymnasium. All activities are open to the public and free of charge except for the food.

From 8 to 10 p.m. in the gym, there will be a flag procession representing all nationalities currently at Princeton. It will be followed by a cultural and fashion show. The evening activities are open to Princeton University ID holders.

The event is organized by the Consortium of International Center Student Organizations and sponsored by several University departments. For more information, visit the festival Web site .

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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