National Multicultural Festival
National Mylticultural Festival, Canberra © Eva Rinaldi
The highlight of the cultural calendar of Australia's capital city is the National Multicultural Festival, an extravaganza of entertainment and art, usually in mid-February. The festival launches with a huge concert which is followed by a wide variety of exhibitions, open air markets, music performances, theatre, dance and numerous other events organised by all manner of businesses, organisations and diplomatic missions. The festival's focus, as the name indicates, is on multiculturalism, featuring a variety of artists from different cultures and highlighting exhibitions on various topics featuring different cultures represented in Australia.
Venue: Various throughout Canberra
Date: 17 - 19 February 2017