The Preps and Year 1’s celebrated cultural diversity within our classes and the world. Student’s dressed up in traditional costumes or colours that represented a country’s flag. The day began in the hall with a special Bollywood dance performance by some of our talented junior school students and a parade. The hall looked like a colour explosion with students representing over 30 different countries, including Greece, Australia, Italy, France, India and China to name a few!
Later in the day the Year 1’s indulged in traditional cuisines. Every student was required to bring in a small dish from their chosen country. This enabled us to taste a variety of traditional and customary foods! Students stepped out of their comfort zones to try new foods such as homemade Keftedakia and Spanakopita from Greece, dumplings and moon cake from China, samosas and pappadums from India, piroshky from Ukraine and pavlova from New Zealand.
Students learnt a lot about their chosen countries. They have enjoyed follow up activities that have expressed their excitement and great memories of the day. A huge thank you to all students and their families for the magnificent effort put into costumes and food dishes.