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Operation Parasol and the Arrival of the Kosovar Refugees to NS 20th Anniversary Commemoration

An abstract painting of blue, gold and white depicts a flowing human figure and violin.

Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mirelle and Lino Saputo Hall, Kenneth C. Rowe Hall
Language: Presented in English
Cost: FREE

Operation Parasol was a ground-breaking endeavor that brought more than 5,000 Kosovar refugees to Canada. Join the local Kosovar community for this unique opportunity to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their arrival and celebrate their contributions. This will be an evening of art, talks, music and dance with presentations from special guests including his Excellency, Luisim Hiseni, Kosovo’s Ambassador to Canada, The Honourable Lena Metlege Diab, visual artist Zeqirja Rexhepi, members of the Canadian Red Cross and the Department of National Defence.