National Multicultural Festival
Lighting up the city centre over three days, the annual National Multicultural Festival celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Australia’s people.
This hugely popular, family-friendly event attracts thousands of locals as well as domestic and international visitors each year. Featuring an array of performers and musicians, food from every corner of the globe, workshops and ten cultural showcases, the event invites locals and visitors from all walks of life to experience the colours, sights, sounds and flavours that make us unique.
15–17 February 2019
Garema Place, Canberra City
National Folk Festival
The award-winning National Folk Festival returns for its 53rd year to celebrate all things folk with an eclectic program of immersive art, poetry, dancing and musical experiences.
Aimed at engaging and immersing the community in folklife, from traditional and contemporary to bluegrass, Celtic, indie and country, this annual event offers visitors ‘five days in a perfect world’. Held in an idyllic village setting, you’ll be spoilt for choice with more than 200 national and international acts, and a plethora of street musicians and entertainers, market stalls, food vans and cafes, themed bars, and arts and craft activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
18–22 April 2019
Exhibition Park, Lyneham
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