Temecula holds inaugural CultureFest

African drum ensemble Djembe Fusion performs in front of Temecula City Hall during the Temecula CultureFest, May 21. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
The city of Temecula held its newest event, Temecula CultureFest, in commemoration of World Day for Cultural Diversity, Saturday, May 21, at Town Square Park and Sam Hicks Monument Park in Old Town Temecula.The free, community-wide, special event included live music, dancing, special performances and fun activities for the entire family.“Temecula CultureFest provides a unique opportunity for community dialogue through intercultural experiences, engagement, dance and musical performances, activities, marketplace, food from around the world and so much more,” Zak Schwank, mayor pro tem of Temecula and vice president of the Community Services District, said earlier this month. “We are confident that this annual gathering will become another favorite for years to come.”[gal
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