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African Student Union

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Wednesday, February 20 2013, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

It's that time of year again! Join ASU for a night of culture, music, dance, fashion, laughter, and FOOD!

Find out what happens when Auntie Florence comes to town!

This year, a majority of our ticket sales will be donated to Vanderbilt Blood:Water Mission, a non-profit that works closely with Nashville-based Blood:Water Mission International to put on grassroots campaigns to raise awareness and funds for water and HIV/AIDS crises in sub-Saharan Africa.

Harambee is on February 20! Dinner starts at 6PM and the show begins at 7PM!


*$12 non-Vandy tickets*

Student Life Center Ballrooms

Event Category:

Diversity & Inclusion

Other Upcoming Events By African Student Union

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  • 08 Tuesday November
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  • 09 Wednesday November
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  • 28 Tuesday February
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    Tuesday, February 28 2017, 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM


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