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Cultural diversity on display in southwest Sask.

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Interdisciplinary artist Chancz Perry effectively used light and shadows during his performance of the dance fusion project, Tunde – the African warrior, to tell the story of a warrior that returned from war to find his village destroyed. Interdisciplinary artist Chancz Perry effectively used light and shadows during his performance of the dance fusion project, Tunde – the African warrior, to tell the story of a warrior that returned from war to find his village destroyed.

The latest in a series of free bi-weekly events in southwest Saskatchewan to celebrate Canada 150 and cultural diversity in Saskatchewan took place at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current on Aug. 12.


This show featured performances by Regina interdisciplinary artist Chancz Perry and Swift Current dancers Tintu Sebastian and Pearl Munim.
The Southwest CultureFest is organized by the Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre to promote inclusion and to build stronger community relationships.
The next event in this festival series takes place at the Lyric Theatre on Aug. 26.
There will be a dance show by singer Jebunnessa Chapola and the SARGAM Bengali Performers as well as a performance by Iraqi-Canadian spoken word and hip hop artist Ahmad Majid.
Admission is free and the show starts at 7 p.m.

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