multicultural canada: There were eight cities last year, including Halifax, according to The Chronicle Herald. It is the only place from Atlantic Canada involved. Started last year as part of the celebrations of the the 150th year of Canadian confederation, the event will feature six minutes of simultaneous drumming in 12 Canadian cities. The local organizing committee said in a release that the public event celebrates the multicultural makeup of Canada, and shows how multicultural Canada is and how the diverse communities can live together in harmony. So far, there are drummers from 56 nationalities participating in Vancouver. National organizers are hoping to set a Guinness World Record for most nationalities in a drum circle in a single venue of a recognized orchestral piece of music lasting at least five minutes. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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