Festival celebrated the diversity of Halifax

August 4, 2018 by  

The inaugural Mosaic Festival is taking place this month in Halifax.

The event is a presentation of My Halifax Experience and is supported by Halifax Waterfront Development, the Downtown Halifax Business Commission and the Halifax Regional Municipality. It will feature representative of many of the diverse cultures that make Halifax their home and is expected to be an annual event.

There will be a parade that will travel from Pier 21 to the Salter Lot. It will feature lots of music and dancing. There will also be musical entertainment from several DJs, Elsy Makhlouf, Arsoniste, Jeri Brown and others. Dance performances will be presented by groups such as Serpentine Studios, the Vibeat Dance Studio, Diagra Irish Dance and the Atlantic Kids Bhangra Group.

A number of vendors will also be on hand selling a wide variety of items such as arts and crafts, clothing, chocolate, tea and other prepared food items. In addition, several local community organizations such as the Afghan Society of Halifax, the Atlantic Jewish Council and Parks Canada will be providing information to the public about their programs and services.

Flyer printing firms are often asked to provide marketing materials to spread the word about such events.

The Mosaic Festival will be held on Salter Street on August 18. Admission is free. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event website.