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Le Moyne College Hosts Diverse Program of Sudanese Arts

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Le Moyne College will host “Many Faces, Many Stories, Many Traditions: Sudanese ‘Lost Boys’ and ‘Lost Girls’” on Saturday, Sept. 25, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in Grewen Auditorium.

This is a program of traditional music and arts of Sudan, expressing the diversity that exists within Syracuse's community of refugee “Lost Boys” and “Lost Girls.” Members of the Didinga and Dinka ethnic groups will perform song and dance. In the lobby before and after the program, members of these groups as well as Jurchol and Ndogo will be displaying traditional needlework and making ceramic cow statuettes for donations to support their education. Come meet these fine young people and learn more about the Sudanese community in Syracuse.

The program is free and open to all. For more information, call (315) 445-4294. Sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Studies, the Center for Urban and Regional Applied Research (CURAR) and St. Vincent de Paul Church.

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posted on: 9/16/2010