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From India and all its colourful beauty ...
to Italy and its delicious pastas
Multiculturalism in Bruce County is a passion with Chandra Tripathi.
He had a vision of holding a multicultural event that would bring the cultures of other countries to the region.
What started out several years ago in a local public school is now held in Kincardine's largest venue, the Davidson Centre. This year, some 20 countries were represented featuring their traditional foods, dress and music. Many hundreds of people attend the free event where they have a glimpse into other cultures and an opportunity to learn more.
Elegant in traditional style were
Sejal Shah (L), Hesha Golwale and Rhuskali Shah
Visitors stopping by 'France' tasted brie cheese and French bread
China showed off her colours and delicious foods
Canada's First Nation was represented as Jaylynn Wolfe of Kettle point performed the 'jingle dance'
The beauty of the Philippines
Twins who have it all ...
Tripathi said that he hopes the event grows even more next year. "I would like to see 40 countries represented next year. This is such a culturally rich region and events like this help all of us understand each other."
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Friday, May 13, 2016