Nan Weaver carves a flower out of a beet at the Thai table. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Rupert celebrates multiculturalism

The annual Celebration of Multicultural Diversity was held at the Highliner Plaza in Prince Rupert

Dance, song, art and so much food at the 2017 Celebration of Multicultural Diversity at the Highliner Plaza on Sunday, November 26.

The event was organized by the North Coast Immigrant and Multicultural Services Society and AFFNO (L’association des Francophones et Francophiles du Nord-Ouest).

WATCH MORE: Celebration of multicultural diversity 2016

What did you think of the event? Send us your thoughts!



shannon.lough@thenorthernview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Dinesh Gautam, with his son Naveen at the Nepal table. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Haritha Kayagurla paints henna on Samantha Alvarez’s hand at the Celebration of Multicultural Diversity event on Sunday, Nov. 27. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Laura Monteiro dances Brazilian style at the Celebration of Multicultural Diversity. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Nan Weaver, Theamsak Pimwong, Wichuta Nuanta, her daughters Sydney and Whitney, and more at the Thai table. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View) Nan Weaver, Theamsak Pimwong, Wichuta Nuanta, her daughters Sydney and Whitney, and more at the Thai table. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

For two years, Tamam, Fatema and Atyah Amal have had a Syrian table at the Celebration of Multicultural Diversity event. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Devon Clifton of the Wii Gisigwilgwelk Dancers (Big Northern Lights Dance Group) holds the wolf he normally wears during dances. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Zena Nolos, Rmae Syring and Micmic Ismael at the Filipino-Canadian Association of Prince Rupert table. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Wii Gisigwilgwelk Dancers (Big Northern Lights Dancers) perform the welcome song and shake hands with people at the multicultural festival. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Just Posted

Ecosocialists nominate candidate for Stikine

Edward Quinlan is the new party’s regional director for Skeena and Bulkley Valley regions

World Maritime Day – Sept. 24

Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet

‘Water Quality Advisory’ lifted for Prince Rupert

Some Prince Rupert residents are still under a ‘Boil Water Notice’

Liberals and Greens yet to announce North Coast candidates

North Coast candidates have until two weeks before the election to name contenders

B.C.’s top doctor thanks supporters after revealing threats over COVID-19 measures

Dr. Bonnie Henry says COVID-19 has caused some people to lash out in anger and frustration out of fear

97 distressed horses, cats and dogs seized from farm in Princeton

RCMP assisted as BC SPCA executed search warrant

NDP, Greens divided on pace of child care improvements in B.C. election campaign

NDP Leader John Horgan recommitted to $10-a-day child care and blamed the Greens for not supporting his efforts

BC Liberal Leader talks drug addiction in the Lower Mainland

Drug addiction and public safety a top priority says Andrew Wilkinson

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Pandemic derails CP Holiday Train

Canadian Pacific will work to get donations to food banks while also producing an online music concert

Vanderhoof’s Brian Frenkel takes on top job in tough times

We can get through this, new local government leader says

Local councils important, Horgan says as municipal conference ends

B.C. NDP leader says ‘speed dating’ vital, online or in person

Penticton woman sentenced to one year in prison for manslaughter of teen boyfriend

Kiera Bourque, 24, was sentenced for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Penticton’s Devon Blackmore

Most Read