Including lots of traditions, costumes and food, a multicultural meeting was held on Thursday, July 30 in Larnaca, as part of the “Open Society” program.
It was organized by the Municipality of Larnaka and the “Oasis” Project in the park opposite the Old Hospital of Larnaka.
Third-country nationals prepared and offered food from their countries and organized an exhibition of traditional costumes.
The gathering included kiosks with traditional food from Somalia, Kurdistan, Syria, Gambia, Palestine, Philippines, Cameroon, India and other countries. Cypriots and other Europeans along with migrants – third country nationals had the opportunity to taste the food and exchange ideas about the delicious traditions and different cultures.
At the gathering there was also an exhibition with traditional TCNs costumes. Attendees had the opportunity to see and learn about the history and the way traditional costumes are sewn from different countries of the world.
The aim of the meeting was to promote the tradition and customs of different countries in the local community and the mutual acquaintance between the local population and other communities.
The program is co-funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus.
Photos are attached.