A celebration of culture at Blaine World Fest

The fifth annual World Fest, a celebration of culture, returned to Blaine’s Town Square Park on Saturday.

Hiwote Duressa demonstrates the Ethiopian way of roasting coffee beans.

Hiwote Duressa demonstrates the Ethiopian way of roasting coffee beans.

People enjoyed a variety of ethnic dance, music food and cultural arts at the outdoor festival near Blaine City Hall.

World Fest featured ethnic food from a variety of local restaurants along with dance performances ranging from Chinese and Mexican dance theater to Appalachian clogging. There were also information booths where visitors had a chance to learn more about diversity in the community.

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