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Mayo Clinic hosts Festival of Cultures

The festival is celebrated at all Mayo campuses.

Posted: Oct. 16, 2018 10:12 PM
Updated: Oct. 17, 2018 6:16 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn.- Mayo Clinic is the number one employer in Rochester.
Millions of people come to the Clinic for treatment every year.
They also employ thousands of people from diverse backgrounds.
Mayo Clinic is celebrating that diversity with an event called Festival of Cultures.

It’s an event that has been put on at Mayo for the last 12 years.
In 2006 they started with just over 300 participants now the celebration is at all Mayo campuses and has over 3,000 participants. Fazi Amirahmadi is an engineer at Mayo and said that this celebration brings people together.
“The variety of cultures and education in that way we are enriching our organization and diversity is helpful for organizations to improve and to be a better organization,” said Fazi Amirahmadi.

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