World Food Fair April 24 at Eshleman

Eshleman Elementary School will host a World Food Fair featuring dishes from 25 different countries from 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 24 in the school gymnasium.

The event is free and open to the public.

Among the foods that will be served are mandu, salted eggs and kimchi from South Korea and fried plantains and pineapple pie from Nicaragua. Other countries to be represented include Egypt, Russia, Portugal, Malaysia, Bhutan, Norway and Slovakia.

Eshleman students will perform native dances from Burma and Ireland, and many students and parents will dress in ethnic attire for the event.

This is the eighth year for the food fair, which was established to celebrate the diversity of the community through food.