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National Multiculturalism Day events at Armstrong’s Memorial Park June 27 – Vernon News

National Multiculturalism Day events at Armstrong's Memorial Park June 27 - Vernon News

Multicultural event

Armstrong’s Memorial Park is going international.

June 27 is National Multiculturalism Day and the park host numerous events to honour the many cultural communities that help build a strong and vibrant Canadian society.

Take this opportunity to celebrate the diversity that enriches us collectively and reaffirm your commitment to equity, inclusion, and mutual respect.

“In our community, we will be hosting a free celebration with food, live music, art and cultural presentations,” said Patti Noonan, executive director, Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre.

“Multiculturalism is one of Canada’s great strengths. We encourage you to share your experience, and your story with others and listen to theirs at this event.”

Cultural presentations will be made by Kelowna Bhangra School, Blakely Okanagan Irish Dance, Vernon Chidorikai Japanese Dancers and a student-led GSA Diversity Exhibit.

There will also be cultural food and beverages provided by Handmade by Georgia, Finca Las Magaritas Coffee, Taste of Egypt, Meenu Indian Cusine and Greek Chariot.

The free event takes place from 5-8 p.m.

For a complete event schedule, click here.