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Asian Water and Color Festival Coming to Kaufman Mall Friday

The campus community is invited to celebrate the Asian tradition of commemorating the spring season at the Asian Water and Color Festival on Friday, April 19.

The festival, which begins at 2:30 p.m. on Kaufman Mall, will feature water throwing, colored powder throwing, kite flying, a dunk tank and Asian cuisine.

Participating countries include:

• Bangladesh (Bangladeshi New Year)

• China (Water Splashing Festival)

• India (Holi Festival)

• Laos (Songkran Laos New Year)

• Myanmar

• Nepal

• Pakistan (Basant Kite Festival)

• Sri Lanka (Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival)

• Thailand (Songkran Thai New Year)

For more information contact the Office of Intercultural Relations at oir@odu.edu or 683-4406.

Festival co-sponsors include: Office of Intercultural Relations, Global Ambassador Program, Chinese Student and Scholar Association, Bangladeshi Student Association, Thai Student Association, Indian Student Association, International Student Engagement Association, Muslim Student Association and Nepali Student Community.

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