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Carrousel@Home (Carrousel of the Nations)
Friday, June 26 to Saturday, June 27
The Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County is excited to announce that with the support of ethnic and cultural organizations across our community, the spirit of Windsor’s longest running festival is poised to return this month. On Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 the Multicultural Council will host our first-ever social media-based celebration of local culture. Based entirely online, Carrousel@Home will showcase many of the wonderful traditions of the cultures here in Windsor-Essex.
Respecting physical distancing guidelines, organizers are offering a creative way to celebrate diversity and culture from the safety and convenience of your electronic devices. Presenting Carrousel@Home.
The event will be streamed simultaneously on Facebook Live and Twitch, and will be hosted by Carrousel of the Nations Chair and Multicultural Council President Allison Johnson. Representatives from ethnic communities in Windsor-Essex will share music and dance performances, cooking demonstrations, and traditional presentations unique to their cultures.
Participating cultural communities include
- Polish – Essex
- Polish – Windsor
- Serbian–St. Dimitrije
- Serbian– Gracanica
Carrousel@Home promises to be an entertaining and exciting celebration of culture. Demonstrations of traditional arts, cuisine, history, and more will illustrate the diversity of Windsor-Essex and encourage us all to continue to embrace our identity as one of the most multicultural communities in Canada.
Carrousel@Home will stream on Facebook Live and Twitch on Friday, June 26 from 4pm – 8pm and Saturday, June 27 from 12pm – 8pm.