Celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism with DiverseCity - PEI's largest, family-friendly, free, outdoor, street festival held June 30th 2012 on Victoria Row in Charlottetown!
Come and experience a range of cultural offerings from recent newcomers to PEI—there will be great music and dancing; new displays; cultural activities like henna hands, African bao game and Chinese mah-jong; Global Jam with drum circle; a visual arts display; martial art demos; kids’ crafts like facepainting; and delicious international food from ten different vendors! There will also be a new cultural handcrafted-art display and sale area this year highlighting some newcomer artisans!
The big highlight and closing act will get you dancing from 8:30pm to10:00pm to the great Caribbean sound of The Count and the Cuban Cocktail!
Games / Activities: 4:00 - 7:00pm
Children's art activities
Games -- Bao, Sipa, Mahjong
Martial arts demonstrations
Visual arts and more!
Information Booths: 4:00 - 7:00pm
Chinese Canadian Association of PEI
Filipino Canadian Group
Jewish Community of PEI
Korean Association of PEI
Native Council of PEI
PEI Welsh Society, and more!
International Food Fair: 4:00 - 7:00pm
Enjoy tastes from Afghanistan, China, Dominican Republic, India, Indonesia, Iran, Korea, Philippines, and Turkey
4:00 - 8:30pm
Bhutanese, Peruvian, Filipino, and Chinese dancers
Butterfly Zither Studio (Taiwan ensemble on traditional instruments)
Dance Stars Academy -- depicting Canada through newcomers' eyes
Global Jammers -- cross-cultural brew of music, dance, drumming and audience participation
Iranian, Irish, Korean, Lebanese, Scottish, Welsh musicians, and more!
Headliners and Street Dance: 8:30 - 10:00pm
The Count and the Cuban Cocktail
**Note: In case of rain, DiverseCity will take place in the Murphy's Community Centre at 200 Richmond Street.**