Cel­e­brat­ing cul­tural di­ver­sity

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A Cul­tural Di­ver­sity Fes­ti­val in Hor­sham cel­e­brated the many di­verse peo­ple who have come to call the Wim­mera home.

The fes­ti­val, at Hor­sham Town Hall on Satur­day, in­cluded cul­tural dis­plays, food, a fash­ion pa­rade and chil­dren’s art and craft and at­tracted more than 200 pa­trons.

A Di­ver­sity Con­cert show­cased a range of cul­tural sing­ing and danc­ing from Wim­mera per­form­ers as well as oth­ers who had had trav­elled from across Vic­to­ria.

Natya En­ter­tain­ment Bol­ly­wood Dance group from Mel­bourne was the head­line act, per­form­ing two star-stud­ded per­for­mances.

Wim­mera De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­a­tion, Vic­to­rian Mul­ti­cul­tural Com­mis­sion and com­mu­nity groups joined forces to or­gan­ise the event.

Pic­tures: PAUL CARRACHER

IN STEP: Hor­sham School of Dance Ir­ish dancers Lily Char­ity, Mi­randa Pike, Zoe Bren­nan, Lucy Hud­son and Lucy Avery.

BRIGHT: Mari­cor Bor­den, front, and Shai Ba­tian­cila dur­ing a Wim­mera Filipinoaus­tralian Club per­for­mance at Hor­sham Town Hall.

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