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Hear About Seville Heritage Expo A Cultural Fusion of Excitement and Education

Roundabout JA | October 7, 2019
The Seville Heritage Expo is coming to the Seville Heritage Park in St. Ann on Wednesday October 16, promising excitement and a culturally educational experience for patrons. What started as a small open day cultural celebration 22 years ago has morphed into an iconic cultural event attracting 4000 patrons last year alone. Heritage Event Consultant for the Expo Joan Seagears says this year the expo will target schools and young people in an effort at raising cultural awareness and interest.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
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