Cybele On Celebrating her Identity & Culture

Before arriving to Canada, Cybele grew up near the capital of Dhaka, in the small town of the Narayanganj. She lived in a wholesome community with her mother, sister and father. Her mother was a teacher at an international Canadian school, where Cybele, and her sister Ria both attended. Cybele compares the community that she grew up in similar to Saint John- a wholesome area, family oriented and has a strong community vibe.

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Traditions in Ethiopian Food Culture

The culture of food and eating in East Africa differs from much of the world. The example of Ethiopia illustrates this perfectly. Read on to learn about traditions of food and eating in Ethiopia!

A traditional Ethiopian meal of stews, salads and injera, a fermented bread
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Sankara Shares: A Evening of Travel Storytelling

Travelling builds memories, experiences, and more than anything: stories! Listen & learn or grab the mic to share a story or two.

Sankara Shares aims to bring together travel aficionados, those new to travel and those with an unwavering sense of wanderlust. We all dream of seeing and experiencing more of the world, and this intimate evening of travel storytelling brings the world to us one story at a time. Throughout the evening, we’ll learn from two guest storytellers and other storytellers will share their experiences too.

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International Culture Fest 2019: Fostering Empathy by Sharing Culture

The International Culture Fest on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at TD Station was a wonderful success. Here are some of the highlights and experiences which those who attended were witness to!

Culture Fest was a perfect space to launch our new Grocery Marketplace

Culture Fest featured artisans, performers and food vendors from the far reaches of the world. Food vendors served food from Ghana, Egypt, Cuba, Nigeria and Madagascar. The artisans sold handmade African clothes, Syrian decorative boxes, knit fashion and more. Entertainment included Bollywood Dance Inc., West African dance, Palestinian dance and local Highland Dance. Some generous artists even provided free Henna!

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Missed our Saudi Arabian Pop-Up? Make this Delicious Recipe

The last weekend of September 2018 featured another Sankara Cultural Pop-Up Event: Saudi Arabian Pop-Up Dinner at the FogLit Poetry Jam. Chef Aman provided a bountiful meal and dessert for his guests. We share the recipe in this blog post because no one should be deprived of a good Kabsa.

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