University of Pittsburgh
April 1, 2003

Pitt to Host 37th International Cabaret Ball

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh Nationality Rooms Program will celebrate "New Rooms With A View," highlighting the Philippine and Welsh committees, at the 37th International Cabaret Ball at 6 p.m. April 12 in the Ballroom and Kurtzman Room of the William Pitt Union, Oakland.

Mike Clark, local journalist and newscaster for WTAE-TV, will be the event's emcee. Welsh and Filipino cultures will be the theme of the cabaret and dancing.

The Nationality Council, which sponsors the event, is the governing body of the Nationality Rooms committees that raise funds to provide scholarships for Pitt students to study all over the world. Nationality Rooms scholarships in 2003 will enable 36 students to study in Austria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cuba, Egypt, England, France, Gambia, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mongolia, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, and the Ukraine.

Tickets for the ball, which include a reception, dinner, and dancing, are $25 for non-students, $15 for students. Call 412-624-6150 by April 4 to make reservations.