Roanoke’s Local Colors Festival returns to downtown this weekend with a pageant showcasing food, dance and fashion from cultures around the world. Organizer Pearl Fu says Local Colors features Egypt this year. It gets underway with the parade of nations at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, followed by a full day of activities. Over the years, Local Colors, has brought the cultures of 97 different nations to downtown Roanoke.
Hear more about the festival from Local Colors founder Pearl Fu:[audio:https://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/05-18-local-colors-WEB.mp3|titles=05-18 local colors-WEB]