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Fleming College Presents the 2023 Multicultural Showcase


Peterborough, ON (November 14, 2023) – The sights, sounds and tastes of cultures from around the world will fill Fleming College’s Sutherland Campus during the 2023 Multicultural Showcase, taking place November 16 and 17.

Hosted by Fleming’s International Student Services, this two-day event is a chance for Fleming to showcase the traditions and heritage of its diverse community, with an incredible range of cultures to learn about.

International Bites is returning to the Showcase this year. Culinary students will be preparing and serving dishes from around the world from 12 – 1 p.m.

Students Edward Louis Capili and Bethel Anne will be demonstrating their dishes created for the Cooks the Books culinary competition. Edward will be making Lengua in a mushroom cream sauce served on turmeric-scented Jasmine rice. Bethel will be recreating her Braised oxtail and pickled papaya spring roll with siracha aioli dish.

The event also features daily activities including arts and crafts from India and China, an opportunity to learn about Indigenous medicines like Tobacco, Sage, Cedar, Sweetgrass, and play Ghanaian games and learn about Rangoli art.

A full schedule of performers can be found here.

The showcase is free to attend, accessible and suitable for all ages. Events run from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Main Foyer each day. Free parking is available in the Aspen or Oak parking lots.

Media wishing to attend the showcase can contact Communications Officer Sarah Deeth at sarah.deeth@flemingcollege.ca.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 80,000 alumni.

For media enquiries, please contact:
Sarah Deeth
Communications Officer
705-749-5530 ext. 1161

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