Event celebrates several cultures in Region 8

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - People from several different backgrounds came together as one Saturday night for a multicultural celebration.  The event featured dancing, performances, and food from different areas of the world.

Young ladies from ages six to twelve performed a Hispanic dance during the Hispanic beauty pageant.

"The idea is to have an event to celebrate our culture the different cultures we have in Joneboro," said Gina Gomez, executive director of Hispanic Community Services.

A salsa dancing group from Memphis, TN was also on hand to teach those at the celebration some of their dance moves.

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