Lisle, Illinois~ Continuing a tradition of celebrating the rich culture of its Asian student population, Benedictine held the eighth annual Festival of Asia on February 20.
Participants experienced Asian cuisine, cooking demonstrations, a pingpong tournament, art, and performances and cultural exhibits representing China, India, Thailand and Vietnam.
The event corresponds with the Chinese New Year and all are invited to attend.
Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls more than 5,000 students in 59 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the seventh consecutive year in 2017. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ben.edu.