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PHOTOS: Multicultural Day at NHTI in Concord

  • Anya Hales stretches before her ballet performance at NHTI's Cultural Exchange Club's annual Multicultural Day with food and performances from various cultural communities represented at the school; Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Hales graduated from NHTI last year, and now teaches at the Premiere Dance Company.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Anya Hales stretches before her ballet performance at NHTI's Cultural Exchange Club's annual Multicultural Day with food and performances from various cultural communities represented at the school; Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Hales graduated from NHTI last year, and now teaches at the Premiere Dance Company.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Members of NHTI's Cultural Exchange Club start an impromptu dance with other festival attendees after their annual Multicultural Day with food and performances from various cultural communities represented at the school; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Members of NHTI's Cultural Exchange Club start an impromptu dance with other festival attendees after their annual Multicultural Day with food and performances from various cultural communities represented at the school; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Augustine Ndikumana carries a drum from his performance of Burundi drumming and dance at NHTI's annual Multicultural Day presented by the school's Cultural Exchange Club; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Augustine Ndikumana carries a drum from his performance of Burundi drumming and dance at NHTI's annual Multicultural Day presented by the school's Cultural Exchange Club; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • From left to right: Edison Harerimana, 3, Zawadi Efarzia holding Divine Umutesi, five months old, Antoinette Ntezimana, Jackson Harerimana, 5, Martin Harerimana, and Shadrach Harerimana, 5, walk to their cars after performing Burundi dances at NHTI's annual Multicultural Day , presented by the school's Cultural Exchange Club; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    From left to right: Edison Harerimana, 3, Zawadi Efarzia holding Divine Umutesi, five months old, Antoinette Ntezimana, Jackson Harerimana, 5, Martin Harerimana, and Shadrach Harerimana, 5, walk to their cars after performing Burundi dances at NHTI's annual Multicultural Day , presented by the school's Cultural Exchange Club; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Anya Hales stretches before her ballet performance at NHTI's Cultural Exchange Club's annual Multicultural Day with food and performances from various cultural communities represented at the school; Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Hales graduated from NHTI last year, and now teaches at the Premiere Dance Company.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • Members of NHTI's Cultural Exchange Club start an impromptu dance with other festival attendees after their annual Multicultural Day with food and performances from various cultural communities represented at the school; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • Augustine Ndikumana carries a drum from his performance of Burundi drumming and dance at NHTI's annual Multicultural Day presented by the school's Cultural Exchange Club; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • From left to right: Edison Harerimana, 3, Zawadi Efarzia holding Divine Umutesi, five months old, Antoinette Ntezimana, Jackson Harerimana, 5, Martin Harerimana, and Shadrach Harerimana, 5, walk to their cars after performing Burundi dances at NHTI's annual Multicultural Day , presented by the school's Cultural Exchange Club; Tuesday, April 9, 2013.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

NHTI’s Cultural Exchange Club hosted their thirteenth annual Multicultural Day at the Wellness Center on NHTI’s campus. Students from over 50 countries attend NHTI. The event had food and information as well as performances of music and dance of many of these countries including, India, Ghana, Ukraine, and Burundi Jacqueline Manitambona is a student at NHTI, she came to the United States from Burundi six years ago. She is part of the Burundian Association of New Hampshire, and brought her family and friends to the Multicultural Day to perform Burundian signing, dancing, and drumming.

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