International Festival set for April 22

April 18, 2005 2:02 p.m.
Lion Dance

Last year's International Festival featured the popular Chinese lion dance.

Photos: John Jameson

A variety of activities intended to promote cross-cultural understanding are planned for Princeton's 31st annual International Festival, set for Friday, April 22.

From 2 to 6 p.m. on the 100 level of the Frist Campus Center, cultural tables representing several countries will be on display, and dishes from around the globe will be served as part of a food festival.

A cultural and fashion show will follow from 8 to 10 p.m. beneath a tent on Frist's south lawn. Bringing together performing groups and individuals from campus, the event will showcase international dance and music.

Leading up to the festival is an international film festival, which started on Wednesday, April 13, and continues through Thursday, April 21. The remaining films will be: "L'Auberge Espagnole" (France, 2003) at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the Wilson Blackbox Theater; and "Monsoon Wedding" (India, 2001) at 9 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Dodd Hall courtyard (302 Frist in case of rain). For more information, view the festival program.

The festival is organized by the Consortium of International Student Organizations and sponsored by several University departments.