MultiCultural Week

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Mark speaks to MEG OFFIAH, English & History teacher & organiser of the MultiCultural Week at Mercy College, Beaumont. Mark also speaks to Mercy College students, AMY BYRNE, PAULINA PERELIGIRIA, TUBA KHAN, AISHWARYA CHRISTOPHER and YURIKA OLANO.

They talk about the background of the event coming back to 2005, the diversity of the school, why it’s important for children to understand all the different cultures, the types of events involved as part of the week and the decorations and stalls they put up to represent each culture.

They also talk about how the students took to the vast cultures being displayed during the week and how good it is to talk to people from different cultures.

Duration: 19'20" DATE: November 9, 2015
Interviewer:Mark Finnegan
Producer:Mark Finnegan
Interviewee:Meg Offiah, Paulina Pereligiria, Tuba Khan, Aishwarya Christopher, Yurika Olano
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Community Events
Keywords:MultiCultural Week, Mercy College, Diversity, Culture, Multicultural events,
LocationMercy College, Coolock, Dublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20151109_NST_003
Rights:Creative Commons License
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