Carmel Del Mar International Potluck and Showcase

Carmel Del Mar Elementary hosted an International Potluck and Showcase May 8 as part of its effort to embrace and celebrate diversity.

Quoting some famous lines:

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” - Maya Angelou

Carmel Del Mar had five main culture tables as part of this event:

•The European table (chaired by Esther Szatmary) featured flag coloring, as well as displayed various guide books about the different countries of Europe.

•The Chinese booth showcased traditional Chinese clothes and hosted a chopsticks challenge game.

•The Indian booth (chaired by Madhu Mukundan) showcased henna art by Aparna, Ayurveda healing by Dilek and beautiful handmade jewelry.

•The Korean booth. led by Sae Jung Lee. displayed Korean flag, money, and accessories and offered some activities.

•At the Mexican craft table was a traditional Mexican Bingo game with dry beans as tokens. Sarah Buzi and Lorena assisted with this activity.

Photos by Jon Clark.