Celebrating multiculturalism at the food and arts festival in Portlaoise

The Festival of Food & Arts Across Cultures 2013 will be held on bank holiday weekend Saturday, October 26 at the new Portlaoise Educate Together National School from 1pm to 6pm.

The Festival of Food & Arts Across Cultures 2013 will be held on bank holiday weekend Saturday, October 26 at the new Portlaoise Educate Together National School from 1pm to 6pm.

The family day features food from over 20 countries, music, face painting, cultural performances and story-telling. There will also be a multicultural street market.

The festival celebrates the many cultures that make up Laois, promotes integration and facilitates cross-cultural dialogue using music, food, arts. It is organised by Voices Across Cultures and Laois Ethnic Minority Support Group with Laois County Council, Laois Partnership, Portlaoise Credit Union and Portlaoise Educate Together NS.

Contact Rotimi Adebari (086 3010 262), Tara Onalimi (089 4339 409), voicesacrosscultures@gmail.com.