Scenes From ‘Around The World’ Multicultural Fair

Norissa Valdez and Isabelle Romero pose in the photo booth. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:
The fourth annual Around the World in White Rock took place on April 22, at Chamisa Elementary.
Chamisa and Pinon Elementary Schools brought together more than 30 cultural presentations through informational booths by parents, students, and community members, student research projects, artwork, and performances.
Abouda Family represented Algeria and Malawi. Here is Elias Abouda in Algerian cultural attire. Courtesy photo
African drummers lead by Fred Simpson makes music with the audience. Courtesy photo
Bangladesh: Aelma & Radhman Azad show the cultural wear of Bangladesh. Courtesy photo
Chairwomen for the event include Julie Bulthuis, ELL teacher; Renee Mitsunaga, Chamisa Art teacher and Stephanie Rittner, Pinon Art teacher. Courtesy photo
Dances of India. Courtesy photo
Chamisa/Pinon staff join together for a hula performance. Courtesy photo
Flamenco performed by Ellen Walton and Opale Schappert of Pajarito Dance Alliance. Courtesy photo
Chamisa’s multicultural family, Francesca and Emmi Vogel-Castillo represented two cultures – Peru and Germany. Courtesy photo
Native American representation from Zia and San Ildefonso Shije Family. Courtesy photo
Sansinena family represents the Basque Country – Euskadi. Courtesy photo
What I learned: Students posted one fact they learned from the multicultural fair. Courtesy photo
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