Fleming presents Multicultural Showcase to celebrate cultures and traditions from around the world

Peterborough ON – (March 24, 2021) – International Student Services at Fleming is putting on a display of multiculturalism to celebrate the diversity and culture of our students and the community. The Multicultural Showcase on March 26 & 27 is going virtual this year, and it’s free and open to everyone.

The two-day event features everything from games, music, dance and educational activities to meditation and martial arts. This exhibition of student and community presentations, live events and interactive workshops includes local and renowned artists, such as Linda Kash, Master Marcelo Sarkis, Jemar Phoenix, Mike D, Erin Blackstock, Joanna Van Ginkel, and our very own Lorinda Frudd, Sarah-Jayne Riley and Fred Wood.

There are a variety of events on both days – take in the ones you want or join them all. The virtual sessions will require a computer with a camera and microphone, and Webex.

Friday, Mar. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST
Pre-recorded sessions available through this Webex link

9 a.m. Opening remarks by Peter Bondy, Director of International Education
9:15 a.m. Talk on Indigenous heritage
9:30 a.m. Cultural displays from Brazil, India, Jamaica Syria, Turkey and the Philippines
2 p.m. LGBTQ2S+ talks with SAC and FSA

Saturday, Mar. 27 from 8 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. EST
Live virtual interactive sessions through Webex links listed below

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.Kahoot Game of Word Synonyms and Definitions (click to join)
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Basics of Taekwondo with Blue Wave Taekwondo (click to join)
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. A cup of Joy – World Music and Poetry CafĂ© (click to join)
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Kahoot Game of Traditional Food Trivia (click to join)
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Musical Tambola Bingo (click to join)
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Learn to Meditate for Better Sleep (click to join)
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Housebound Scavengers Assemble (click to join)
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. A Cup of Joy – World Music and Poetry CafĂ© (click to join)
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. LOL with Linda Kash (click to join)

For more information about Fleming’s Multicultural Showcase, please visit the International Student Services Facebook page or email: 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 80,000 alumni.

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Amar Shah
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705.749.5530 x 1370

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