the 2004 Multicultural Festival
more than 80 different countries participate in the Parade of Nations
Ethnic Food Festival every year in the Autumn. This years event
was held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004.
"This is the biggest
year we've ever had," organizers said. Following the parade, international
student groups from Michigan Tech served their native cuisine at
Dee Stadium, an event that always packs the building.
parade is sponsored by MTU's Presidential Commission on Diversity,
the NASA Mobile Aeronautics Education Laboratory, Wells Fargo, Designotype
Printers, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Keweenaw National Historical
Park, Michigan Space Grant Consortium, UPPCO, Mike Lahti, Down Wind
Sports, General Motors Foundation, the cities of Houghton and Hancock
and the Houghton and Hancock business districts.