FAMU Hosts Inaugural International Food and Cultural Awareness Festival

By: Joe Hellriegel Email
By: Joe Hellriegel Email

Florida A&M University hosted the Inaugural International food and cultural awareness festival.

150 students represented 30 different countries, which included taste tests, student group performances and an international fashion show.

Organizers said this is one of the university events that exhibits and promotes heritages from around the world.

"This is the start of minority health month and so this is one of our kickoff events and we have several other things that we are going to do," said FAMU Health Educator Melvena Wilson.

"We are going to accommedate on April 25, with an open house of student health services, so this is one of the many things that student health services does for our students on campus, faculty and staff," added Wilson.

Wilson said the department plans on making the heritage festival an annual event.

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