Old City hosts cultural festival

Nanaimo residents have an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of cultures that make up the community June 23.

Nanaimo residents have an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of cultures that make up the community during the  annual Multicultural Festival June 23.

The event takes place in the Old City Quarter from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

It begins with a Snuneymuxw First Nations prayer, and continues with a Lion Dance, Celtic music, bellydancing, demonstrations of ethnic activities and a 16-piece Cuban folk dancing company.

Along with the performances, demonstrations and exhibits, a children’s play area is also available.

For more information, please call 250-754-8141 or e-mail eventguy@shaw.ca.