2015 Festival of Asia

March 5, 2015

2015-02-20-Festival-of-Asia-(15)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 a branch campus in Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls more than 5,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the eighth consecutive year in 2018. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.

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