For Journalists
[GO]

[GO]

 

   

Nordic Lands Is Theme Of U.Va.’s International Center Christmas Celebration

November 26, 2002--

WHAT: First Fridays “Nordic Lands and Christmas Celebration”

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 6, 7-9 p.m.

WHERE: International Residential College
Emmet St. at Sprigg Lane

The Lorna Sundberg International Center at the University of Virginia will feature the “Nordic Lands and Christmas Celebration” on Dec. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the International Residential College. The festive celebration of Christmas traditions in Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Demark and Finland will include caroling, creating ornaments and smorgasbord-style food tasting. The Charlottesville Scandinavian Group is cosponsoring the Nordic celebration.

Each month of the academic year, a different country or region is featured during First Fridays. The event introduces students to a variety of cultures by sampling foods, and enjoying native dances and other cultural and educational activities. The next event is scheduled for Feb. 7.

The center promotes intercultural exchange through various educational and social programs. Additionally it has become a forum for exploring the world’s cultures and discovering the rich diversity within the international community of students, scholars, faculty and local residents, said director Suzanne Louis.

Contact: Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434) 924-3629

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

2001 NEWS RELEASES
2000 NEWS RELEASES
1999 NEWS RELEASES

UVa News Sources UVa Top News UVa WebCalendar UVa Home Page UVa News Sources UVa Top News UVa WebCalendar UVa Home Page

Top News site edited by Dan Heuchert (dnh6n@virginia.edu); maintained by Karen Asher (kac@virginia.edu); releases posted by Sally Barbour (sab4w@virginia.edu).
Last Modified: Tuesday, 26-Nov-2002 16:23:17 EST
© 2002 by the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
Top News Information: (434) 924-7676.

News Sources UVa WebCalendar UVa Home Page News Sources UVa WebCalendar UVa Home Page UVa Top News UVa WebCalendar UVa Home Page UVa Top News UVa WebCalendar UVa Home Page UVa News Sources UVa Top News UVa WebCalendar UVa Home Page UVa News Sources UVa Top News UVa WebCalendar Uva Home Page