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MU students celebrate cultural diversity

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 2:31 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, September 23, 2009
At the event, a part of MU’s second International Day, students displayed their local cuisines, artifacts and traditions. Alya Alluwaymi, from Saudi Arabia, Maetee Patana-Anake, from Thailand, and the event’s chief organizer, Sampath Devaram, from India, shared their thoughts about the event with the Missourian.

COLUMBIA — International students from 11 countries got a chance to showcase their cultures Tuesday at the International Bazaar, held at MU’s Memorial Union. At the event, a part of MU’s second annual International Day, students displayed their local cuisines, artifacts and traditions.

Alya Alluwaymi, from Saudi Arabia, Maetee Patana-Anake, from Thailand, and the event’s chief organizer, Sampath Devaram, from India, shared their thoughts about the event with the Missourian.

 


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