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Multicultural Canada Day

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We would like to thank everyone who braved the overcast skies and rain to come out on July 1st to support our annual Multicultural Canada Day festival. We hope you had a great time! Many thanks to all the volunteers, performers, technical crew, and vendors who helped to make this day such a success!

We would also like to thank our generous sponsors, without whom this festival would not be possible: Canadian Heritage, Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough, Peterborough Community Savings, the City of Peterborough, Carmela Valles Immigration Consulting, Healthy Kids Community Challenge, Country 105 and Energy 997.

Our best also to our partners Peterborough Canada Day Parade and Little Lake Music Fest for all your efforts in making this year’s Canada Day so memorable!

Each year the New Canadians Centre brings together a fantastic group of international food and craft vendors and stage performers from around the world- all celebrating the rich cultural diversity of Peterborough and Canada.

We invite you to join us on July 1, 2017 in Del Crary Park for Canada’s 150th birthday for an even bigger and better Multicultural Canada Day Festival.

Check back next spring for event details!

The Schedule:

Fun Family Activities (10:30 am – 1:00pm)

Jiu Jitsu, Cricket, Muay Thai, Salsa, and Zumba are all on the roster for the morning activities.  Bring friends and family for these interactive performances!

Stage Show (1:00-3:00pm)

The stage show will open with the national anthem performed by the Wshkiigomang Woman’s Native Hand Drum Singers followed by performers from India and Latin America, to name a few. Check out our poster for full event details.

Children can enjoy the face-painting, henna tattoos and field games at the Kids Zone. Also, don’t miss out on your chance to win $625 of downtown restaurant gift certificates with our “Around the World in 17 meals ” raffle! Raffle tickets are $5 each. The winner will be drawn on July 1 between 2:45 and 3:00pm and will be contacted if they are not present at the draw.

Proud Media Sponsor for Multicultural Canada Day 2016

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Sponsors

heritage canada Peterborough Community SavingsCarmela Valles Immigration Consulting cfgpHKCC   rocky ridgeCity of Peterborough

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You can see photos from previous years on our Facebook page.