KU News Release

April 4, 2011
Contact: Niki Grewal, International Student Association, 620-926-1209

International Awareness Week kicks off today

LAWRENCE — The International Student Association at the University of Kansas is hosting a number of activities during International Awareness Week, which starts today.

International Awareness Week is the association’s major annual event and is meant to share group members’ cultures with the KU and Lawrence communities.

Unless indicated, events are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 4
“Cricket on Campus,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Stauffer-Flint Hall lawn

Tuesday, April 5
Bhangra and Beats, traditional drumming and dancing from India and Africa, noon, Kansas Union plaza

Wednesday, April 6
World Foosball Tournament, noon-3 p.m., Kansas Union plaza

“Sexual Dependency,” a Bolivian film co-hosted with the Bolvian Community Association, 8 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Thursday, April 7
“World Expo,” featuring arts, crafts, music, fashions and demonstrations encompassing nearly every region of the globe, noon-5 p.m., Kansas Union ballroom

Friday, April 8
59th annual “Festival of Nations,” international variety show featuring dancing, singing and other entertainment, 7:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

ISA Masquerade Ball, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa St. (ticket charge)

Saturday, April 9
Vaisaki Festival, Punjabi harvest festival co-hosted by KU Punjabi Association, 1-4 p.m., South Park

Sunday, April 10
ISA World Cup Soccer Tournament, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Shenk Fields (email qtothec@ku.edu to register a team or be placed on a team)

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