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World Day Festival of Cultural Diversity Is This Saturday (May 21)

By TB Reporter

The multicultural festival takes place at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club.

ST. PETERSBURG — In observance of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development on Saturday (May 21), SPIFFS and the Friends of the Sunshine Center are joining to celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and also Older Americans Month in a multi-cultural festival. The free event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N.

World Day is a day set aside by the United Nations as an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity.

A variety of ethnic foods will be available for sale:  Indian, Thai, Japanese, African-American, Chinese, German, Bulgarian, Colombian, Venezuelan and more. Folk music and dance will be performed by Russian, Serbian, German, Dominican, Panamanian and several other groups. Crafters and non-profit groups will also be part of the festivities.

Vendors are invited to contact SPIFFS at (727) 552-1896 or folkfair@ij.net. The executive director is Lotta Baumann.

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World Day Festival of Cultural Diversity Is This Saturday (May 21)
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The multicultural festival takes place at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club.
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