PHOTOS: Celebrating diversity in Penticton

Nankama “Born to Drum” African Drum & Dance by Nankama Drum & Dance at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Nankama “Born to Drum” African Drum Dance by Nankama Drum Dance at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Balinese Dance by Kadek Darmasih at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Yamabiko Taiko with Naoko Nakamura at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Yamabiko Taiko with Naoko Nakamura at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
The entry to the OneWorld Multicultural Festival is lined with the flags of the many nationalities and backgrounds represented at the festival. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The Okanagan Chinese Canadian Association performed three different renditions of traditional Chinese dances in front of hundreds of people at the OneWorld Multicultural Festival. (Jesse Day - Western News)

The South Okanagan Immigrant Community Services’ seventh annual Multicultural OneWorld Festival on Saturday was a colourful celebration of all the different cultures in our community.

The annual festival gives residents the chance to taste and explore the wonders of different cultures represented by new and settled immigrants living and working in the region, demonstrating a multitude of arts and crafts, foods, merchandise and musical performances.

The celebration commemorates the many different cultures and backgrounds that make up the community. In it’s seventh year, the festival packed the ballroom at the Lakeside Resort.

READ MORE: OneWorld Multicultural Festival returns to Penticton Lakeside Resort on Feb. 22

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