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Rochester World Festival

This weekend Rochester celebrates its diverse cultures.

Friday night marks the beginning of the 36th annual Rochester World Festival with a talent show hosted by KTTC's own Jess Abrahamson.

The talent show featured Caledonian Pipe Band, a world drum ensemble and an Irish dance and fiddler.

Chair of The World Festival, Terri Allred says it give the people of Rochester a unique opportunity.

"An opportunity like, World festival gives people from Rochester and other countries to a chance to get to know each other and interact and celebrate their cultural heritage together," says Allred.

The Rochester World Festival continues Saturday at Mayo High School.

There will be foods from around the world, displays and different worldly activities for the kids to do.

Plus, it's free.

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