Tag Archives: Race Unity Day

Yesterday was sunny, cheerful and a celebration of Nelson’s growing multicultural community.  Here are some images from “Race Unity Day 2011”, sp0nsored by Nelson’s Multicultural Council:

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March 21 is observed around the world as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It recalls killing of 69 black protestors at Sharpeville in South Africa in 1960.  Here in Nelson our observance  took the form of a celebration of our multicultural community, “Race Unity Day“.

You will find a large number of photos of the event on my PBase photo sharing site, click here.

The children were having a great time:

But not just the children.  If you read on you’ll find a selection of images from the day:

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