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Many Faces of Markham

Markham's Race Relations Committee Presents Many Faces of Markham, Aboriginal Celebrations: Voices from the Past, Present & Future

 

Aboriginal wearing traditional attireThe City of Markham and the Markham Race Relations Committee present Many Faces of Markham on Sunday, March 20, 2016. This annual cultural celebration is held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, as designated by the United Nation General Assembly in 1966 to pull together international communities in the fight against racial discrimination in all forms.

This year’s theme is ‘Aboriginal Celebrations: Voices from the Past, Present, and Future’ and supports the municipality’s commitment to the Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination (CCMARD) and their focus to promote respect, understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity and the inclusion of Aboriginal and racialized communities into the cultural fabric of the municipality.



Event Details

Many Faces of Markham
Aboriginal Celebrations: Voices from the Past, Present, and Future
Sunday, March 20, 2016
2-4 PM
Flato Markham Theatre – 171 Town Centre Boulevard

Get Your Tickets

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling 905-415-7500.

Art Contest

Students across the City are invited to submit works of art, videos and writing pieces to the Many Faces of Markham Art Contest, in celebration of Markham’s aboriginal community. All submissions can be viewed in the Flato Markham Theatre Main Lobby prior to the main event.

Submit your works of art by February 5, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST to:

Information Markham Kiosk
Markham Civic Centre – Main Entrance
101 Town Centre Boulevard

Winners in each category will be informed between February 14 and March 4 2016, and will be presented with an award during the main event. Only winning submission will be returned and can be picked up at the Markham Civic Centre until April, 18, 2016. To pick up your winning submission, contact Laura Gold at lgold@markham.ca or 905-477-7000 extension 4930.

Be Part of the Performance

Calling community performers of all ages! Be part of this vibrant cultural event, celebrating Markham’s aboriginal community. Register for an audition by January 19, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST at manyfacesofmarkhamevent@gmail.com.

Audition date to be determined.

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