The Muhibbah Club, Wilson's international student organization, will host a dinner featuring dishes from around the world on Saturday, March 7, in Jensen Dining Hall in Lenfest Commons. Doors open and appetizers will be served starting at 5 p.m., dinner will begin around 5:30 p.m. and entertainment presented by students will follow at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public.

The dinner will feature a variety of international foods, including:

•    Appetizers - Poutine, Gimbap, Tajadas de Plátano, Bak Wan
•    Entrées - Chicken Tikka Masala with basmati rice, Tave Kosi, Byrek me Spinaq
•    Side Dishes - East African Pilau, potato bake, Dolma with cabbage
•    Soups - Miso and cheddar cheese
•    Desserts - Macaroons, Nazook, beaver tails, rice pudding
•    Beverages -  Matcha, spa water, lassi, coffee/tea

After dinner, members of the Muhibbah cCub will entertain the audience with traditional dances, poems and other performances.

Dinner tickets are available for $10 each. Reservations are required for the dinner only (the performance is free) and must be made by Friday, Feb. 28. To reserve dinner tickets, contact club adviser Crystal Lantz at iss@wilson.edu and provide your name and number of tickets needed. Payment (cash or check) for tickets will be collected at the door.

The Muhibbah Club will also accept donations at the performance. All donations, as well as a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales, will go to Project Big Love, a Franklin County nonprofit organization that helps families with back-to-school needs such as backpacks, school supplies, shoes, haircuts and groceries.

The word "Muhibbah" means unity among nations. This year's Muhibbah Club president is Alyssa Fell and Wilson's international students this semester come from over 15 different countries, including Albania, Canada, Nepal, Vietnam, Armenia, Australia, South Korea, Pakistan and Uganda.

 

Published: February 20, 2020