During the second weekend of April, Nedeľná paráda (The Sunday Parade) took place in Bratislava´s Stará tržnica (Old Market Hall) as an accompanying event of the multi-genre festival fjúžn. In addition to concerts, circus workshop or theatre performance, migrant communities living in Slovakia also contributed to the great atmosphere. They were offering their traditional meals and information on their countries of origin at the Multicultural Market. At the Market visitors could try food specialities from Brazil, Iran, Ghana, or Kazakhstan and get to know cultures and traditions of these countries. The Market Hall was crowded with visitors, you can visit the photogallery from the event here.
Among other organizations, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) presented both itself and the activities and services of the IOM Migration Information Centre (MIC) aimed at providing assistance and counselling to migrants in order to promote their integration in Slovakia.
This event was the first of the series of community Sundays, organized by Nadácia Milana Šimečku (Milan Šimečka Foundation) in cooperation with Aliancia Stará Tržnica (Old Market Hall Alliance).
Migration Information Centre to Support Integration of Migrants in Slovakia (phase VI) – Individual project. The project is co-funded by the European Union from the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals. Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows.