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Taste of Culture Syria

August 12, 2016

Market Square in Downtown Roanoke!

Enjoy a Taste of Syria for lunch!  Reasonably priced lunches with picnic tables available for enjoying your lunch in the Market Square across from the City Market building or get your lunch to go.  This is a great lunch break on Friday, August 12th so bring your family or your co-workers to enjoy!

Taste of Culture Jamaica

July 8, 2016  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Market Square Downtown Roanoke — Jamaica!

Enjoy a Taste of Jamaica for lunch!  Reasonably prices lunches, Jamaican music, picnic tables available for enjoying your lunch in the Market Square across from the City Market building or get your lunch to go.  This is a great lunch break on Friday, July 8th featuring food from the 876 Jamaican Grill.  Bring your family or your co-workers to enjoy a little “Island Time.”

 

Taste of Culture, China

June 20th 2008

Roanoke Valley Sister City Lijiang, China presents:
Dragon Dance, Tai Chi, sword dance, fan dance, Chinese music, calligraphy, art and culture, Chinese minority clothing for sale.
Food catered by Fiji Island

Taste of Culture, America

November 9th 2007

Food provided by Blues BBQ.

Entertainment by:

  • Singer Randall Gilbert
  • Hip hop/graffiti artist Leonard Straub
  • Flatpicker and singer Cheryl Lunsford
  • The Rumbo Drum Corp
  • Singers Randolph Walker & Britt Mistele

Taste of Culture, Scandanavia

October 12th 2007

Featuring Sweden & Norway

Featured in:
Roanoke.com (Roanoke Times)
Roanoke VA Guide
Musical entertainment, video plus traditional foods and activities such as:

  • Lutefisk (dried, salted cod served in cream sauce)
  • Våfflor (waffles)
  • Gula Ärtor
  • Viking displays and demonstrations
  • Swedish Christmas ornaments for sale

Taste of Culture, Caribbean

July 13th 2007
Taste of Culture, Caribbean
Featuring Haiti and Jamaica
See videos of the event
Taste of Culture, Caribbean
Musical entertainment plus traditional foods such as:
Griyo (fried pork)
Bannan’n fri (fried platain)
Patat fri (fried sweet potato)
Diri cole (rice and beans)
Diri ak djon-djon (rice with mushroom)
So’ce poi rouge (red bean soup)
Poul fri (fried chicken)
Poule nan so’ce ak nwa (chicken/cashew stew)