Cultural food, entertainment and traditions will be shared during the 3nd Annual Multicultural Festival, a way to celebrate to the diversity of the community.Hosted Friday, Aug. 23 from 6-9 p.m. by the Pembroke Public Library, in partnership with the City of Pembroke and the Local Immigration Partnership, the event invites people to share and enjoy culture together and works to promote inclusiveness.“Pembroke is a vibrant and multicultural community,” said Karthi Rajamani, library CEO. “Our cultural diversity is one of our greatest strengths and is at the heart of who we are. It makes Pembroke a great place to live.”On Aug. 23, attendees will gather at the Knights of Columbus Hall (170 Ellis Ave.) and get to enjoy cultural food, dance and music. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Attendees are welcome to bring a cultural dish of their own to share.Pembroke Mayor Mike LeMay said this event is a great way to celebrate the community.“What better way is there to gather together and learn from each other than over food?” he said. “The festival is the perfect way to promote pride in our traditions, and pride in Pembroke and the diversity it represents.”Rajamani added it’s an amazing opportunity for people to come out and see how diverse and welcoming our community is.“It is a chance to celebrate both our uniqueness and to discover our commonalities. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and belonging,” she said.Tickets are available for purchase at the Pembroke Public Library (237 Victoria St.).
The 3rd Annual Multicutlrual Festival at the Pembroke Public Library is coming up on Aug. 23 beginning at 6 p.m.
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