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No need to hop on a plane to discover the World. This Friday and Saturday, the Mosaïq Multicultural Festival will host a multitude of free activities and workshops, specifically designed for children and families. Located in front of Moncton City Hall, the Kids’ Pavilion will open its doors at 11 am on Friday, July 19,, with a Chinese Fan workshop. Concurrently, on the International Stage, will be children entertainer Roland Gauvin et Monsieur Crapaud, who will delight audiences in a free concert, followed at noon by Scotty and the Stars. The workshops include Greek Pottery, Mexican Mirrors, International Name Writing (where kids can learn how to write their names in other alphabets), African Plate Necklaces and Russian Nesting Dolls, and will continue all afternoon until 8 pm. No registration is necessary. Starting at 1 pm on Friday, the Youth Olympïqs will take place on the picnic area next to Moncton City Hall. Children of all ages are invited to try sports from all around the world, including among others China’s Tug-‘o-war, Scotland’s Caber Toss, and even Hogwarts’ Quidditch – Muggles Version. On Saturday, July 20, the Kids’ Pavilion will be open from 9 am to 8 pm and will feature many workshops, namely African Hair Beads, Origami, International Name Writing, Bracelet Making, African Plate Necklaces, Greek Pottery, Russian Nesting Dolls and Dice games from around the World. There will be a Martial Arts Demonstration on the International Stage at 11 am. At 1 pm, Razzmatazz, an award-winning children’s entertainment duo, will give an interactive performance, signing in French, English and Hebrew on the International Stage. Also on the International Stage during the afternoon will be some of Moncton’s ethnocultural associations who have prepared traditional and modern performances for the public. There will also be free inflatable games, on both days of the Festival. Visit the Mosaïq Website at for full event schedule.   Kid’s Pavilion Schedule


Friday, July 19th 2013 11:00 am – 12:30 pm            Chinese Fans 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                 Dance workshops with Studio Sephira and the Filipino Association 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm              Greek Pottery 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm                 Mexican Mirrors 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm                 Moncton Public Library- Cultural Readings Great Wall of Culture & International Name Writing 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm                 African Plate Necklaces 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm                 Russian Nesting Dolls   Saturday, July 20th 2013 11:00 am – 4:00 pm              African Hair Beads 11:00 am – 12:00 pm            Martial Arts Demonstration with the Greater Moncton Aikikai School 9:00 am – 11:00 am               Origami 11:00 am – 12:30 pm            International Name Writing 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm              Bracelet Making 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm                 African Plate Necklaces 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm                 Dance workshop with AfroFilles 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm                 Greek Pottery 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm                 Russian Nesting Dolls & Great Wall of Culture 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm                 Dice Games From Around the World   Youth Olympïqs Schedule   Friday, July 19th 2013 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm                 Limbo (Trinidad & Tobago) 1:15 pm – 1:30 pm                 Tug-o’-War (China) 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm                 Bocce (Italy) 1:45 pm – 2:00 pm                 Caber Toss (Scotland) 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm                 Lacrosse (First Nations/Canada) 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm                 Fireman’s Lift & Carry (USA) 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm                 Quidditch (Hogwarts) 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm                 Putting Green (Scotland) 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm                 Soccer Bounce (UK)  

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