FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2007
EDITORIAL CONTACT: Gina Logue, 615-898-5081
Irish, German Dishes and Music and Dance from Russia, Japan, Dominican
(MURFREESBORO) – An array of mouthwatering delights from all around the world is on the menu for this year’s International Banquet Saturday, March 31, in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building.
Attendees will have the opportunity to dine on Irish stew, vegetable stir-fried rice, shrimp coconut curry, tandori chicken (marinated in Indian spices and roasted), German pork schnitzel with brown sauce, beef fajitas, Asian cole slaw, spring mix salad with dressing, sushi, and assorted pastries.
The evening’s entertainment will be provided by MTSU student Socrates Garcia, a guitarist from the Dominican Republic; Russian harpist Svetlana Yatskaya; Junko Tanaka, who will play taiko, or traditional Japanese percussion instruments; Def Leprechaun, which has been described as “a Celtic fusion band”; and dancers from Tango Nashville, described on its Web site as a nonprofit organization “dedicated to the education and entertainment of residents of Nashville and Middle Tennessee in the art and culture of Argentine Tango.”
Tickets for the International Banquet are $16 for adults, $14 for children age 12 and under, $14 for students from other colleges or schools, and $10 for MTSU students. Tickets will not be sold at the door. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. for viewing of cultural exhibits. The meal will begin promptly at 5 p.m.
For further information, call 615-898-2238, or come to Room 124 of MTSU’s Keathley University Center.
ATTENTION, MEDIA: For color jpegs of entertainers from Tango Nashville and Def Leprechaun, contact Gina Logue at 615-898-5081 or email@example.com.