Presented on four stages in Garema Place, Petrie Plaza, Civic Square and Akuna Street.
Experience culture, food and traditions from 13 African nations.
A celebration of Latin song and dance explodes into Garema Place the evening of the Food and Dance Spectacular. The night Canberra dances to the Latin beat!
2013 is the Year of the Snake and Petrie Plaza will be filled with the sights and sounds of traditional Chinese New Year celebrations.
Europe Street will again be located in Ainslie Avenue, Canberra, and will feature a wide range of information on the specific member states as well as the EU as a whole. Information on Europe as a tourist, work or study destination will be available, as will some giveaways.
proudly sponsored by the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets
Share the tastes, sounds and traditions of an array of cultures at this iconic festival event. Enjoy the many food stalls and sounds of the planet.
India in the city this year will display a wide range of Indian folk dances and colourful cultural extravaganza. This is the third year for the“India in the City” event as part of The National Multicultural Festival. Vast Indian cultural displays will be the highlight of this years program. Various Indian associations are putting together spectacular shows for the event.
An extraordinary showcase of Aboriginal art, cooking, music and dancing including an appearance by Australian band Coloured Stone. Kids can learn how to design dot paintings. A great family day out.
Experience the vivacious sound and vibrant spirit of a variety of performance groups from all over Latin America.
For one night only the Fringe Festival will return to the 2013 National Multicultural Festival.
The spectacular festival opening featuring a dazzling array of performers from home and abroad.
The Akuna Street stage comes alive with the vibrant dance and beautiful harmonies of the Pacific Islands. Featuring live performers from Samoa, Tonga, Aotearoa, Niue, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Fiji.
Featuring Greece at its best! Sample wonderful culinary delights and traditional and contemporary Greek music. A festival favourite.
The Ottoman Mahter Band will make you feel like you are in Turkey! They are the oldest variety marching band with plenty of unique insruments and colourful costumes.
Dendy Canberra is proud to showcase the 2013 season of the European Union Windows on Europe Film Festival. This festival explores the best in European cinema with its rich diversity and talent. It includes gems from Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, UK, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. The versatility of European cinema is reflected in the many genres represented including comedy, drama, thriller, romance and documentary.