Penticton celebrates Taste of India

By College Relations | November 16, 2022

Two Indian students perform a traditional dance in sync during the Taste of India event.

The 16th annual Taste of India event was a joyful gathering of folks brought together by delicious food, music and dancing on Nov. 1 at the Penticton campus. The event drew in many community members and alumni, as well as students, staff and faculty. Library employee Surandar Dasanjh served an incredibly delicious spread  for everyone to enjoy and the entertainment from student performances was moderated by Navjot, who acted as a Master of Ceremonies after an initial welcome from Library Director Ross Tyner.

Many folks from the International Education department made the trip down from Kelowna to help out, as did OC President Neil Fassina who took a shift serving food before making a brief address to the crowd. Once again, this event served as a very successful fundraiser for holiday hampers for students in need. Special thanks go out to the many folks who volunteered to serve food; Penticton Campus Library Coordinator Deborah Cutt for organizing the volunteers; former Penticton Campus Librarian Anne Cossentine for decorating the space and helping out all day; and of course Surandar Dasanjh for making all the food that is at the heart of the event.

Tags: International students, Penticton



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