Take a trip around the world during UNK’s annual International Food and Culture Festival

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) – Get ready to embark on a mouth-watering trip around the world – without leaving Kearney.

You can enjoy delicious cuisine and captivating performances during the upcoming Scott D. Morris International Food and Culture Festival, scheduled for Sunday from 4 to 6 pm at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Health and Sports Center.

Organized by the UNK International Student Association, this family celebration is one of the most popular events on campus, typically attracting around 2,000 people. There is no cost to participate.

The Scott D. Morris International Food and Culture Festival features cuisine and performances from around the world. This year’s event is scheduled for Sunday from 4pm to 6pm at the UNK Health and Sports Center.(Press release)

This year’s event features flavors from eight countries, as well as traditional and modern performances and other engaging activities. The menu includes dishes from India (pav bhaji – vegetable curry with bread), Italy (tiramisu – coffee flavored dessert), Japan (karaage – Japanese fried chicken), Kenya (mayai pasua – boiled eggs topped with vegetables), Korea (bulgogi – Korean barbecue), Mexico (enchiladas with red sauce), Nepal (aloo chop – potato dumplings) and Somalia (sambusa – fried pastries stuffed with beef). Guests receive a free recipe book so they can make the recipes at home.

Now in its 46th year, the festival promotes diversity and cultural awareness while celebrating the more than 300 international students from 60 countries who currently attend UNK. Sponsored by Morris Printing Group of Kearney, UNK LoperNites and UNK Global, the event is a highlight of International Education Week on campus.

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