World Day for Cultural Diversity

In December 2002, the United Nations declared that 21 May each year should be the World Day for Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development

Cultural celebrations on Cultural Diversity Day foster respect and open-mindedness for other cultures. Celebrating our differences, as well as our common interests, helps unite and educate us all.

Festivities typically include art exhibitions, parades, and award ceremonies for distinguished artists and scholars.

Here are 3 easy ways to celebrate the day and develop your own understanding of cultural diversity:
  1. Rent a movie or read a book from another country or religion than your own.
  2. Explore music of a different culture.
  3. Invite people from a different culture to share your customs.
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