Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014
Indonesian satay? Thai meat balls? Takoyaki? Baklava? Boba tea? Tacos? Polish sausages? Organic coffee? Gyros? Grilled rice balls? Italian ice? Korean BBQ? Dosas? Yakitori? Turkish food? Musubi? These are just a few of the tempting international treats that will be served by student clubs and non-profit organizations at Soka University’s 13th Annual International Festival on May 3, 2014 from 10:30 am – 5 pm. Admission is free! Parking on campus is $10 and carpooling is encouraged. The 103-acre Soka University campus is located at 1 University Drive in Aliso Viejo, CA off of Wood Canyon Drive.
This year the International Festival will again feature over 900 musicians and dancers performing on three stages. Dancers from many different nations will share their cultures, and visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy performances in Soka Performing Arts Center, at Peace Fountain stage and at the Recreation Center stage. Music will range from Taiko drums and traditional instruments to full orchestras. 250 exhibitors will also offer a wide variety of ethnic clothing, jewelry, arts, crafts, home goods, information and demonstrations. The “California Fibers” art exhibition featuring the work of 22 artists will be open in Founders Hall Art Gallery and the much anticipated SUA student ceramic art sale will offer one-of-a-kind creations for bargain prices.
The International Festival is grateful to its presenting sponsor, The Orange County Register, and is a proud partner of the Orange County Imagination Celebration.
Registration is still open for non-profit organizations, artists, crafters and businesses that would like to exhibit at the festival. For more information see http://www.soka.edu/festival. 6500 people attended the festival last year.
Soka University is a private, non-profit, four-year liberal arts college and graduate program. SUA offers a 9:1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of 12. The campus was rated in the Top 50 National Liberal Arts Colleges in US News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2014.” All undergraduate students participate in a semester of study abroad during their junior year which is included in the tuition. Free tuition is available to eligible admitted students whose annual earned family income is $60,000 or less. The university is open to top students of all nationalities and beliefs and was founded upon the Buddhist principles of peace, human rights and the sanctity of life. About 60% of SUA’s students come from the US and 40% have come from 40 other countries. For more information: http://www.soka.edu.