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Annual Multicultural Festival 2011 to be held April 21

Flag Parade 2010

International Flag Parade 2010.

Have you ever been on a tour around the world? No? But you have a chance now! Alcorn State University Multicultural Festival Committee invites everyone to the Annual Multicultural Festival on Thursday, April 21, 1-4 p.m. in the E. E. Simmons Gymnasium (aka Old Gym). Come and get a taste and feel of different countries and you don't even have to leave Mississippi!

Alcorn has been hosting the festival since 2005, and every year the number of participants and visitors grew. The festival will open with a flamboyant International Flag Parade and continue with the program that includes international dances, songs, fashion show, displays and contests, from 2-4:00 p.m. At 4:30 p.m., the international dinner will be served in the dining hall. The event is free and open to the public. The first 100 guests to register will receive a free meal ticket.

For more information, call Elena Dobrynina, University Relations, at 601.877.6134, or email at elenad@alcorn.edu , or contact Global Programs at 601.877.6533 or email Peggi Wolfe at mwolfe@alcorn.edu .