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Tickets on sale for the 32nd Annual International Dinner & Performance Night

For over three decades, families, students, and faculty have gathered at the University YMCA for the International Dinner & Performance Night. Each year, participants can expect to enjoy an evening of great food and live performances in celebration of the diverse cultures that make up Champaign-Urbana.

The University YMCA and the International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) announce that tickets are on sale now for the 32nd Annual International Dinner & Performance Night.  All are welcome.
We are also pleased to announce that Columbia Street Roastery of Champaign, Illinois will be providing all of the coffee to be enjoyed at the event.

Tickets are only $15 for a sampling of food and performances from all over the world. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk of the University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright Street, Champaign (checks payable to the University YMCA). Tickets sell out early and seats are limited; plan to purchase tickets as soon as possible.

What: The 32nd Annual International Dinner & Performance Night

When: Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.

Where: Located at the University Y, 1001 S. Wright Street, Champaign (On the corner of Wright and Chalmers)

What is the International Dinner & Performance Night? 

Pictures here.

At this event, you should expect to enjoy cuisines from over 20 countries and performances from members of the campus and community. So far, confirmed dishes to be served include: Chotpoti, Sweet Yogurt, Passion Fruit Mousse, Brigadeiro, Fried tangyuan, xishi tofu, biryani, bunuelos, chicken siomai, and pierogi. A finalized menu and performance program is To Be Announced.

For more information and updates on the menu and performance schedule, visit:

Parking Nearby:

Parking lot on 6th between Daniel & Chalmers – Free after 5pm.
Parking garage on 6th & John – Free after 5pm.
Street parking on Wright, Chalmers, & 6th Streets for 75¢ per hour.
Municipal lot on Green & 5th Streets for $1 per hour.

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