The UNITY Multicultural Festival in Eindhoven is not just an international football tournament.
According to their facebook page, ” The UNITY festival’s main objective is to bring different individuals, cultures, and nationalities together through sports, entertainment, and fun in order to promote togetherness and a peaceful society.
In a fast-growing international city like Eindhoven, we believe it is essential to create an opportunity for different nationalities, expats, groups, and businesses to get together, interact, and connect. It also provides a platform for a peaceful coexistence between individuals, communities, and businesses in Eindhoven.”
This event, hosted by Stichting Daylight-entertainment, is to be held tomorrow (Saturday 16 June) and has many other things to do. There will be a music stage with live music performances, workshops, and children activities. These include kid-friendly sports like badminton, tennis, and volleyball. There will also be multicultural food stands available.
Various football teams will be competing against each other. They are The Student Hotel Eindhoven football team, Bright stars of Ghana FC Eindhoven, Elman FC, C.B.M Angola, the Sunday Chillers (a mixed nations team) and Team Brandevoort.
The fun starts at 08:00, with special guest, Councillor Stijn Steenbakkers, giving an official welcome at 10:00. Then at 10:15, the football tournament kicks-off with matches SKPO primary school children aged between ten and 14 years.
The UNITY Multicultural Festival is to be held at VV Gestel, 3 Locatellistraat, Eindhoven and entrance is free.
Photo: UNITY Multicultural Festival