FRAMINGHAM – Families from about 20 countries celebrated their heritage at King Elementary School on Sunday afternoon.
The kindergarten through second grade elementary school held its first-ever multicultural fair from 1 to 3 p.m. in the gym.
The event started with a welcome from King Principal Kim Taylor followed by several musical and dance performances.
The first was a Capoeira performances from the Brazilian culture. Then, more than a dozen students performed a Bollywood Dance. There was a Samba dance and more Indian dancing, and the performance part of the fair ended with everyone doing the Cupid Shuffle.
Countries represented included Brazil, India, China, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Poland, Albania, Guatemala, Honduras, Egypt, Iran, Ireland, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico and Seychelles Islands.
At each station was information about the country, and food and drink to sample.
“We are proud to have such a diverse community at King and look forward to the fair growing,” said Taylor.
The planning committee for the event included Kate Meyer, Jeiza Arruda, Jen Hawthorne, Aparna Ramachandran, and Tisha Loveland.
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