Family Cultural Diversity Day
When: 9 October 2021, 9.00am - 9 October 2021, 4.00pm
Where: Lincoln Library and Green
Celebrate and learn about some of the world's cultures and try something new.
Special events on the day include Christchurch's African Markets, Nigerian Hair Braiding, International Games with Lincoln University's International Club, viewing of the Experience Indonesia display and more.
9am–1pm, Lincoln Green, drop-in
Explore the African Markets from Christchurch as they join us at the Lincoln Farmers’ and Crafts Market. African baby dolls, clothes, materials, makeup, food and hair products will be available for purchase, among other beautiful items.
Nigerian Hair Braiding
10.30am–12pm, Lincoln Library, drop-in.
Did you know that each country in Africa has its own significance behind its braiding styles? Learn about the culture and meaning behind Nigerian hair braiding from the highly skilled Rebecca of Shadow Braids. Bring a friend or family member to try your own hand at creating these gorgeous hairstyles, or simply enjoy Rebecca’s artistry as she demonstrates her techniques and shares tips.