As part of the Federation of Students International Celebrations Week, last Thursday night the annual Cultural Caravan showcase filled the SLC Great Hall with a vibrant array of colours, costumes, and energy.
This unique festival of diversity adds excitement to our campus community by highlighting different cultures through creative performances. Cultural Caravan has become a University of Waterloo tradition, with a continuous annual turn-out close to 700 people. Spectacular dance and musical routines lit up the stage, demonstrated by a number of student-driven clubs and groups.
From traditional Asian ribbon dances, to salsa, modern hip-hop, various Caribbean-influenced dances, to the always popular Bhangra, and classical ethnic instruments, each individual performance brought something culturally distinct and entertaining to life.
Cultural Caravan gives those involved an opportunity to get in touch with their roots and learn about other cultures. Everyone in our community has a different story, and this inspiring event helps bring people together to admire and celebrate those differences year after year.
If you missed seeing the performances in action, watch the live stream!