College to host Festival of Cultures

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A celebration of different cultures in the community will be held by Calderdale College at its Inspire Centre.

The Festival of Cultures takes place on Wednesday, June 3 between 1pm-3pm and will feature live music, free food and drinks, information stands and activities including face painting, dancing, games and crafts.

There will be a wide range of activities on the day including belly dancing, Rangoli - Indian floor art, Bhangra dancing, yoga, Irish fiddle music, a flag competition, totem pole carving, an African clothing display, face painting and a resident pianist.

Students at the college have also organised Arabic calligraphy and a clothes display. Professional cookery students will be preparing food from around the world and English Functional Skills students will be displaying personal prose. Parkinson Lane Primary School have organised a dance troop, choir and an artwork display, the Arch-Way Project have organised South Asian music and activities and EAST staff and students have created interactive map activities.

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