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Eastchester Middle School Hosts International Night

Eastchester Middle School students transformed their school cafeteria to represent countries around the world.
Eastchester Middle School students transformed their school cafeteria to represent countries around the world. Photo Credit: Eastchester Middle School
The theme of the event was the 2014 FIFA games in Brazil.
The theme of the event was the 2014 FIFA games in Brazil. Photo Credit: Eastchester Middle School
A variety of foods from 18 countries were presented.
A variety of foods from 18 countries were presented. Photo Credit: Eastchester Middle School
Parents and students dressed in traditional wear from a variety of countries.
Parents and students dressed in traditional wear from a variety of countries. Photo Credit: Eastchester Middle School

EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Eastchester Middle School represented more than 18 countries with food, culture and traditions at its International Night on Thursday, June 12, under the unified theme of "We Are One," that focused on the 2014 FIFA games in Brazil.

From 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the cafeteria was transformed into a language/heritage rich environment where parents and students dressed in traditional costumes and served a delectable array of foods.

For the evening, the event moved to the auditorium where students performed a combination of dances, songs (on the piano and with a fiddle) and poems from all around the globe including Japan, China, Ukraine, Albania, Armenia, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Brazil, Italy, Mexico, Latin America, France and more.

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