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David Newland singing


Multicultural Festival and Gourmet Ethno-Food Truck Fair

June 29, 2019

Memorial Park, Band Shell - Port Hope

The Multicultural day is now in its 5th edition, but this year we are raising the bar and coming with a big changes!

We are forecasting more people than ever to join us in a day of celebration at the Memorial Park Band Shell, June 29, 2019 with the new Multicultural Festival and Gourmet Ethno-Food Truck Fair from 9:00am to 9:00pm

The festival will showcase Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Initiatives by building bridges to promote intercultural understanding, promoting equal opportunity for individuals of all origins and promoting diversity, citizenship, civic engagement and a healthy democracy. This will have a big impact in all four pillars of our society – people, business, nonprofit and government – to celebrate the ways in which we work together to make Northumberland a prosperous and diverse community.

A colourful day of music and food will enrich the multicultural experience:

  • Citizenship Ceremony: Open to the public (weather permiting) 
  • Gourmet Ethno-Food Trucks Fair. Enjoy Foods from around the world in one place!
  • Over a dozen multicultural performances from all ages!
  • 7 local groups performing music from Irish to Latin-America's rhythms, including Wollywood and Salsa classes! 
  • David Newland and Uncharted Waters in concert featuring Inuit cultural performers Siqiniup Qilauta!

     Featuring songs from David's new album, NORTHBOUND: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song.

    David Newland is a writer, musician, speaker, and adventurer based in Cobourg. Backed by Uncharted Waters (Saskia Tomkins, Sam Allison, Steafan Hannigan) he writes and performs "Epic Canadian Folk songs" inspired by the history, geography and cultures of Canada. Featured artists Siqniup Qilauta (Sundsrum) bring Inuit drum dancing, throat singing and cultural elements to the show. Powerful images of David's travels in the the Northwest Passage add a unique visual element.

    David is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a distinction that reflects a lifelong engagement with landscape and story.

    NORTHBOUND: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song was recorded live in Cobourg in collaboration with Inuit artists, local musicians and special guests.


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Food Trucks

                                                                                      Gourmet Ethno-Food Truck Fair, for fist time in Port Hope!