Fleming Journey Beyond Culture showcases multiculturalism at Fleming College

Peterborough ON – (November 21, 2019) International Student Services at Fleming College is pleased to host Fleming Journey Beyond Culture on Friday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. Morning performances will occur in the main foyer of Fleming’s Sutherland Campus (599 Brealey Dr.) with afternoon performances in the Steele Centre.

Fleming Journey Beyond Culture is a multicultural showcase that promotes engagement, integration, diversity and the sharing of cultures by engaging with the Fleming and Peterborough community. The event is a showcase of various cultures from Canadian, Indigenous and International students, who will display their countries and culture.

Community partners and students will participate in activities throughout the day including a costume showcase, dance performances and interactive Zumba.   

Event Agenda:

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cultural Displays (all events below will occur in main foyer)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. ‘How-to’ Workshops

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. ‘International Bites’ Cooking show with Chef McKenna

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Demos with Blue Wave Taekwondo Academy with Marcelo König Sarkis

12 p.m. Official opening of the Cultural Showcase

12:10 – 12:25 p.m. Indigenous Student Services Drumming presentation

12:25 – 1:45 p.m. Performances include:

  • Bhangra dance performance (India)
  • Multicultural Traditional Attire Show
  • Ard-Mhor School of Highland Dance performance (Scotland)
  • Garba dance performance (India)
  • South Indian Dance
  • Bhangra Dance (India)

2 – 2:45 p.m. Performances (all events below will occur in the Steele Centre)

  • Panamanian Performance
  • Vietnamese Dance Performance (How to Dance with Bamboo Sticks)
  • Filipino Cultural Dance, Northumberland Multicultural Dance Troup 

2:50 – 3:30 p.m. Zumba

3:30 – 3:35 p.m. ‘Highway of Heroes’ singing performance Closing Presentation

Complimentary parking is available in the Oak and Aspen Lot. Accessible parking available in Elm Lot. For more information about Fleming Journey Beyond Culture, please contact international@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 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer 

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366