Published on November 13, 2015 by Sean Flynt
Students Sing in Christmas Around the World Event
Samford University will present its oldest holiday event, Christmas Around the World, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. in Reid Chapel.
Christmas Around the World, hosted by the departments of World Languages and Cultures, Classics, and Religion, offers music and scripture readings in 20 languages. The tradition began with caroling in the 1950s and by the 1970s had become the university’s beloved holiday celebration of language and culture.
The event is free and open to the public, but seating in Reid Chapel will be limited. Brooks Hall Auditorium will provide overflow seating. Anyone can watch Christmas Around the World via live video here.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.