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  A little bit of Africa at home
by irisbe

Antwerp as a metropolitan harbour city, has a multi cultural population.
Actually the amount of allochtones is growing very fast.
People from Antwerp have mixed feelings about it, some like it, some not.
As long as the new immigrating population is respectful towards Antwerp citizens and add their culture to ours, I think this multifacet situation can only add to the value of our city.
But we have to meet halfway, it cannot come from one side.
To be able to get to know the different cultures better, Antwerp offers many opportunities, specific walking tours, musical events... anything that can bring people together and get to learn from each other.

With so many different ethnic cultures, it is not always easy and not seldom allochtones themselves will get unto each other's nerves.

But with some goodwil, tolerance and respect, all should be possible?

Keep the Summer in the city and De Winter out :)

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  • Updated Mar 28, 2005
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