A COLOURFUL ‘parade with a difference’, comprising of Magherafelt’s diverse range of cultural groups, got the town’s first multicultural festival and fun day underway today.
The event, supported by the OFDFM and the local District Council, is taking place at the Meadowbank Sports Arena on the Ballyronan Road.
Musicians and dancers from India, China, Poland, Mexico, Lithuania as well as nationalist and unionist cultures took part in the parade.
There were also 30 exhibitors in the Sports Arena where the festival was based.
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