Festival of Lights celebrates Geraldton and Mid West’s many cultures
Thousands of people came together to celebrate cultural diversity at the Geraldton foreshore last weekend.
The Festival of Lights, organised by the Midwest Multicultural Association and held at Stow Gardens, was a showcase of music, dance and art from all corners of the Earth.
As part of the event, Yamatji artist Maxine Gregory designed a stunning sand mural, which her family members, Rhonelle Gregory and Mielisha Ponta, then installed on the foreshore.
Midwest Multicultural Association president Tom Mwangi said he was proud of all the volunteers and their willingness to share their culture with the Geraldton community.
Mr Mwangi estimated about 3000 people attended the event.
On Sunday, festival performers treated Geraldton seniors to two hours of international songs and dances at an afternoon tea at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre.
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