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Oct. 27: Middle Eastern Night

Traditional Arabian food, entertainment featured.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office, 10-19-2012

Mankato, Minn. – Traditional Arabian food and dances, music, trivia, prizes and skits will be featured at Middle Eastern Night on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

During the evening, guests will have the opportunity to have their name printed in Arabic calligraphy and also try henna (generally a dye or color used for cosmetic purposes), try traditional Middle Eastern clothes and explore Middle Eastern heritage and performances.
The general public is invited. Cost is $7 for Minnesota State Mankato students, $9 for non-Minnesota State Mankato students and $9 at the door (if available). Tickets are on sale now and sold every day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Student Union’s Mav Ave.

Those who want more information may contact the International Student & Scholar Services Office by phone at 507-389-1281 or by email at

The event is sponsored by the International Student Organization, the Elizabeth & Wynn Kearney International Center and student activity fees.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, a system of 31 public colleges and universities with 54 campuses in 47 communities throughout the state of Minnesota.

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