The first-ever Assyrian Festival brought together parishes of the Assyrian Church of the East Diocese of California from the Central Valley and Bay Area. The two-day event at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock features food, cultural exhibits, dancing, arts and crafts and more. Modesto resident John Morad displays a wheel during a processional parade celebrating Assyrian inventions.
The first-ever Assyrian Festival brought together parishes of the Assyrian Church of the East Diocese of California from the Central Valley and Bay Area. The two-day event at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock features food, cultural exhibits, dancing, arts and crafts and more. Modesto resident John Morad displays a wheel during a processional parade celebrating Assyrian inventions. Marijke Rowland mrowland@modbee.com
The first-ever Assyrian Festival brought together parishes of the Assyrian Church of the East Diocese of California from the Central Valley and Bay Area. The two-day event at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock features food, cultural exhibits, dancing, arts and crafts and more. Modesto resident John Morad displays a wheel during a processional parade celebrating Assyrian inventions. Marijke Rowland mrowland@modbee.com

Assyrian culture shines in new Turlock festival

August 29, 2015 8:20 PM