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Dance Performances and Lucia Harrison

year: The dedicated folks come with their umbrellas and raincoats, said Lucia Harrison, the CEO of the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre, according to CTV. Chisomo Mchaina of Zamtan African Foods has been serving up dishes at the festival for more than a decade. Last year about 50-thousand people showed up for the festival, and organizers say this year it's been sitting at about 50 per cent of that number. She says she usually sees no seating and long lines at the festival, but this year the rain has definitely put a damper on things. The event features music, food, dance performances, an international market place, and more. You're running a business so at the end of the day you do have to at least break even, if not make profit, and I don't think that's going to be the case this year, Mchaina says. ( As reported in the news.