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2nd Annual International Night at All Saints Catholic School

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Norwalk, CT | Added on May 01, 2014 At 08:39 PM

The United Nations may be in New York, but students and families at All Saints Catholic School had a international gathering of their own Thursday night. 

"All of the students really embrace each other's cultures and they really enjoy learning about them and respecting them. This is a chance for people to showcase and be proud of their heritage and be able to share that with the rest of the school community," said Senora Perez, spanish teach at All Saints Catholic School

Students and families representing over 20 countries shared their cultures through music, dance and food during All Saints Catholic School's Second Annual International Night.

Valentina Cano, a student at All Saints Catholic School said, "We all come together and share our cultures and we get to show each other what they do, what they eat, what their dance is and what they used to wear and it's very nice."

"It's really fun to practice and dance together," said Oliver Russ, a student at All Saints.

"Everybody is having fun and I'm getting to see all these costumes from other countries," said All Saints student Alisha Rival.

Students say they enjoy learning more about their friends cultures and coming together as a school community.

Chase, a student at All Saints said, "I learned that there are all these different foods and there are all these different dances that we can learn."

"It's getting to learn about the different cultures and that there is different types of varieties of dances and stuff that you can try out," said Matthew, an All Saints student.

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