NMMU multicultural extravaganza ends on a high note!

BY JESICA SLABBERT - AUGUST 18, 2016

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s (NMMU) 2016 Diversity Week ended with a bang on Thursday showcasing the different countries and cultures found on the university’s campuses.

Food stalls were set up by the NMMU’s international students featuring delicacies from their countries of origin while a cultural fashion show was also held.

 

There was also lots of entertainment, which was provided by the many different cultural groups.

A traditional Indian dance was performed, the Royal Harmony Acapela group sang their hearts out, Twin dancers from Cameroon, and Mathias Multicultural singing was joined by the NMMU choir to keep the audience on their toes and screaming for more.  

   

Competitions were held over, who had the best food at their stall, and which group represented their country better at the Cultural Fashion show.

Swaziland grabbed third place with their food stall, with Botswana coming in at second, only for Mexico to grab victory - their stall was loved by all the students with fresh tortilla chips in cheese, and fancy Mexican desserts.

The Fashion Show was widely praised by the crowd, as students from the different countries in Africa made their way on stage and performed skits that showed what their country was proud of.

In the end, a group from East Africa managed to grab third place, with Nigeria coming in at a close second and Botswana winning first.