Celebrate culture in Lamoureux Park

August 9, 2018

Lamoureux Park

Lamoureux Park

Cornwall’s diverse culture will be in the spotlight on Sunday, August 12th with the first-ever Cornwall Cultural Festival in Lamoureux Park.

The one-day event runs from 11 am to 9 pm and it is free and open to all.

“The goal of the festival is to promote culture and bring our community closer together,” said Naeem Talat, who is helping to organize the event along with Shoaib Sadiq and Monica Spoila. “We hope everyone can make it out to the festival and experience it for themselves.”

Festivalgoers can expect to enjoy authentic food, dance, art, music and more from Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan cultures along with others.

“We want to bring people together and celebrate the diversity we have in Cornwall,” said Mr. Talat.

A number of local businesses have jumped on board to sponsor the event.

Additional Events

Looking for other fun things to do in Cornwall? Make sure to check out our Events page for info on upcoming events in the area!

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Additional Information

Planning a visit to Cornwall? Cornwall Tourism can help. Email us at info@staging.banfield.agency to request a copy of our Visitor Guide or contact us at (613) 936-0842. You can also stop by our Visitor Information Centre inside the Cornwall Community Museum (160 Water Street West) in Lamoureux Park.

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Article by Kevin Lajoie