Asian American Night

September 26, 2003

PLATTEVILLE - Indian, Indonesian and Thai Dance Performers will grace the presence of UW-Platteville for Asian American Night, dancing in portrayal of their cultures, traditions and religion on Saturday October 4, 2003.

The night begins with a reception at 7 to 9 p.m. at Velzy Commons located in the Ullsvik Center. Three professional performance groups-Indian dance from Kalapriya Dance Company, Indonesian dance from the Consulate General of Indonesia and Thai classical dance from Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute in Chicago-will perform for roughly 30 minutes.

"We are trying to bring an exposure to Asian culture to the people at UWP and surrounding community," said Pusaporn Tabrizi, advisor of UWP Multicultural Services.

"If you are interested in learning about different cultures and their traditions you should come to this event," said Ong Vang-Xiong, treasurer of UWP Asia Club. "The performances will keep you on the edge of your seat and their dancing will tell you about the people."

Asia Club, Hmong Club, Multicultural Services and SUFAC sponsor the event.

Tickets are available after Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Multicultural Services rooms 129 and 124 Warner Hall or by calling 342-1555 or 342-1506. Tickets are free, however, seating is limited.


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