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

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).

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

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)

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)

VIDEO: Rupert celebrates multiculturalism

VIDEO: Rupert celebrates multiculturalism

Laura Monteiro dances Brazilian style at the Celebration of Multicultural Diversity. (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)