Southern Oregon University and the International Student Association are celebrating their 40th annual International Week starting this Monday, April 23th and continuing through Friday, April 27th.

The events kicked off on Monday with a parade starting at Cascade to Stevenson Union which was immediately followed by a Food Fair in the SU courtyard featuring traditional foods from all around the world.

Tuesday featured German desserts and Arabic make-up for all students who wanted to experience traditional sweets and cultural cosmetic techniques . The festivities moved to SU 330 at 7 p.m. with a movie night highlighting the love between an Indian Air Force Squad Leader and a Pakistani daughter from a rich, political family in the film Veer-Zaara.

The activities continue today with Indian Henna and a Russian Language informational session in the Stevenson Union at 12:30 p.m. Tomorrow features information on Palauan Culture at 11:30 a.m. and Arabic and Japanese Writing at 12:30 p.m.

The final event Friday serves at the centerpiece and culminating event of the week with the International Show in SOU Music Recital Hall with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

All events during the week are free and open to the public and students are encouraged to come and participate in the activities and learn more about the ISA, the different cultures represented at the events, and above all have fun and enjoy themselves.

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