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WorldQuest 2013

The International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) is hosting a big fundraiser called WorldQuest 2013 on Thursday, May 9 at 5:30pm. The event is designed as “a global knowledge quiz night” and is being held at the Montante Cultural Center. According to Erin St. John Kelly, “Funds raised benefit the (IIB) International Institute of Buffalo – which we have to thank when we eat at Sun Authentic Burmese and Thai Cuisines, Niagara Seafood, Shish Kebab Express, or Lucy Ethiopian, or shop for unique stuff at the West Side Bazaar.”
Now The International Institute is looking for teams that are interested in competing in WorldQuest 2013. Test your knowledge of geography and impress your friends with your worldly wisdom. “We have prizes, food, cheap cash bar, local celeb judges like Christa Glennie Seychew,” said Erin. “Have fun, do good and show what you know. Come alone or bring a team of six to this quiz night of world trivia. Topics include travel, history, geography, arts and FOOD. WorldQuest is actually a high school game that the IIB does for schools in Western New York. The IIB hopes to expand global knowledge to middle schools next.”
The International Institute – Facebook
Thursday, May 9 at 5:30pm-8:30pm
Montante Cultural Center, Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14208
How it Works: The MC leads participants through 6 rounds, each with 8 questions. Team members cooperate to decide on the correct answer. Answers are collected and scored by a panel of judges at the end of each round. Prizes will be awarded.
Think Globally, Quiz Locally!
 
Categories: Arts & Language; History & Geography; Current Events; Pop Culture; World Cuisine; Travel the World. 
NEW: Sports & Music.
 
Sample question::
“These two countries are the doubly land locked in the world. This means they are surrounded by land locked countries. 
A. Liechtenstein and Uzbekistan 
B. Mali and Malaysia 
C. Bolivia and Uganda 
D. Guyana and Kazakhstan
Register by April 25th, space is limited to 25 teams.
 
 
$10 donation – spectator
$40 donation – participant
$195 – team of six
NEW – Schools (PTAs, teachers) at special rate $100
Cocktails, appetizers – learn more

Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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