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Festival celebrates Modesto’s multicultural identity

The Vietnamese booth at the International Heritage Festival at Modesto Junior College in Modesto on Saturday.
The Vietnamese booth at the International Heritage Festival at Modesto Junior College in Modesto on Saturday. aalfaro@modbee.com

Modesto’s multicultural identity was celebrated Saturday at the 22nd annual International Heritage Festival, where the flags of numerous nations waved proudly across the Modesto Junior College East Campus. People celebrated the traditions of their native lands through a variety of presentations, from the fighting tactics of Vikings to the rhythmic dances of India. The opening ceremony included a parade of flags from participating countries.

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