Celebrating the rich cultures in the North West, The North West Migrants Forum invites you to join us on Sunday the 25th of March 2018 from 3.30pm to 8.00pm at the Millennium Forum. Come prepared to enjoy delicious foods from around the world while watching a team of intercultural chefs, demonstrate how to make easy scrumptious diverse foods from 3 different continent’s. The festival will also feature folk music and dances with singers and dancers from Africa, India, Russia, local traditions, as well as arts Exhibitions.
This year, we are introducing an international cuisine menu, Demonstrations & Compere with Cookery entertainment from China, Philippines, South and North of India, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Rwanda, Malaysia, Russia and Poland. With support from two famous Derry food lovers and world renounce chefs, Emmett McCourt Chef/Director Irish Food Heritage Project, Feast or Famine and Patrick head chef encore restaurant at the millennium forum, this year’s festival promises to be the best yet!
Things to enjoy at the festival;
Around the World Cultural Food demonstration and testing; featuring 10 countries from 3 continents
Cultural Dances and folk music, featuring; Magwere Band, Ultimate Bollywood dance group, Hamilton Flute Band, Matreski- Russian folk band and Khushi Dance school
Ceramic and Pottery Arts Exhibition; produced by NWMF members and service users
Living Legacies Exhibition; produced in partnership with academics at Ulster University
Shared Stories Safe Spaces- An Intercultural Northern Ireland Exhibition; produced by an Intercultral group of young people living in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area
Children and young people entertainment, Intercultural face painting, traditional arts and craft, Indian hena, Jewellery Making and many more!
Tickets can be purchased from the millennium Forum box office, online;http://www.millenniumforum.co.uk/shows/intercultural-festival, or at NWMF office. The festival is supported by The Northern Ireland Executive Office- Minority Ethnic Development fund, The Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Big Lottery and Flogas Mobile Cookery Demonstration Kitchen
NWMF Bringing Traditions Together!