Marshall University's International Festival will be this Saturday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
International restaurants from the Tri-State area will join the event featuring sample size portions of their cuisine for festivalgoers.
The festival is open to the public from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and is free to enter. Food tickets will be available for purchase, allowing guests to sample a variety of dishes from all around the world.
More than 400 international students and members of the Tri-State community representing 60 countries will set up displays about their native cultures, dress and music.
Participating restaurants include: The Original Hibachi Japanese Steakhouse; El Ranchito - Authentic Mexican Restaurant; Crumpets & Tea (British menu); Mama Rosa's (Mediterranean menu); Nawab Indian Cuisine; Wonderful Chinese Restaurant; Thai House Restaurant; The Red Door -- A Gathering Place (Ciao Bella Healthy Italian); La Famiglia -- A Southern Italian Deli and Marshall Dining by Sodexo.For more information about the festival and more about the participating restaurants, contact the Center for International Programs at 304-696-6265, e-mail ...@marshall.edu or visit the International Festival website at http://www.marshall.edu/cip/festival/.