RGIT Hobart campus' Commercial Cookery students showcased their talent at ‘Indian Themed Cultural Lunch – Celebrating Beauty of Diversity’, a cultural lunch organised by RGIT Hobart on Wednesday, 8 November 2017. RGIT Hobart campus organised the event, reaffirming its strong belief in sharing and respecting diversity in the community. The event saw in attendance Hobart City Council Community Participation Coordinator, Sophie Calic, Multicultural Council of Tasmania (MCOT) CEO, Anna Reynolds, and MCOT Project Officer, Rajat Chopra. The event served as an opportunity to learn about Indian culture and cuisine, to showcase students' culinary talents, to network with various members of Hobart’s community and for students to gain experience as volunteers.
Guests were treated to a presentation on Indian culture by Trainer, Hirrannya, as partook in two games; ‘identify the song’ and a quiz. Indian lollies were awarded to the winning team, with student, Davinder Kaur, awarded as best themed attire. MCOT CEO, Anna Reynolds, said that she appreciated RGIT Hobart’s approach in facilitating students in understanding and enjoying diversity of Tasmania’s community. She emphasised the value of creating networks through various channels, helping students establish communications with stakeholders as well as getting into the job market. Students look forward to participation in future MCOT events and networking sessions, with 15 students registering for different Hobart City Council events.
RGIT Hobart extends its heartfelt thanks to each and every individual who helped to make Indian Themed Cultural Lunch - Celebrating Beauty of Diversity a huge success.
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