A cultural sampler


Students share a dance wearing traditional Ethiopian dress.

Students share a dance wearing traditional Puerto Rico dress.
Visitors and participants at North High’s 2nd annual Festival of Cultures learned some new dance steps from the lively, fun sounds of the Sonora Cafe Band.
Visitors and participants at North High’s 2nd annual Festival of Cultures learned some new dance steps from the lively, fun sounds of the Sonora Cafe Band.
Coralie Maldonado demonstrates a musical instrument at her display highlighting Puerto Rico, Island of Enchantment.
Coralie Maldonado demonstrates a musical instrument at her display highlighting Puerto Rico, Island of Enchantment.
Students Fathiya, Sumaya, Fartun and Sahara (the cultural liaison) dish up recipes from Somali, including Sambusa, a meat pastry, and dip.
Students Fathiya, Sumaya, Fartun and Sahara (the cultural liaison) dish up recipes from Somali, including Sambusa, a meat pastry, and dip.

The Festival of Cultures was held at North High May 8. Numerous countries were represented, showcasing popular foods, musical instruments, traditions, and dances of their culture. (photos/Linda Baumeister/Review)

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