Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Summer Festival @ CIES

The Calgary Immigrant Educational Society (C.I.E.S.) will be hosting its 5th Annual Summer Festival on August 25, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the artBOX on 17th avenue SE. The theme for this year's festival would be "Celebrating Diversity". All our welcome so be sure to come on down!

Event Objectives

  • Inform the local communities about the city of Calgary's ever-growing cultural diversity 
  • Help the attendees gain valuable insights into their own as well as other communities
  • Celebrate the true essence of our Canadian multiculturalism and diversity and enjoy the richness that it provides
  • Embrace our social democracy and cohesion
  • Provide our clients/students with a platform to represent their various cultures and traditions and work together with their peers and teachers to plan activities that promote multiculturalism
  • Provide our clients (newcomers to Canada) with the opportunity to learn about core Canadian values
  • Provide mainstream local Canadians with an opportunity to learn about and appreciate newcomers’ diverse cultures

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