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Old Dominion University will host the second annual Taste of Asia Festival from 4-7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 11, in the Webb University Center's cafeteria. The festival, which is free and open to the public, will highlight traditional Asian culture through various art forms, including dance, musical performances and martial arts.

Authentic Asian cuisine will be available for purchase. Food tickets are $1 each. Vendors will donate 30 percent of the proceeds from food sales to participating student organizations.

Last year's festival featured several performances, including Tae Kwon Do demonstration, traditional South Indian and Thai dance numbers, a Filipino martial arts demonstration and a parade of traditional Asian costumes. Similar activities are planned for this year.

This year's festival is sponsored by Old Dominion's Filipino-American Student Association, Taiwanese Student Association, Chinese Student and Scholar Association, Indian Student Association, Indonesian Student Association, Korean Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, Thai Student Association and Niche-bei Student Association.

For more information contact Araceli Suzara, director of the Filipino-American Student Cultural Center, at 683-5099.

This article was posted on: January 31, 2001

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