Festival of Cultures

Woman in traditional dress dancing at the festival.

This 2-day iconic event is all about celebrating the diversity in our community through the sharing of cultural cuisine, art, song, dance, rhythm, games and more.

It will commence with a lantern parade on 24 February, followed by a World Food, Craft & Music Fair on Saturday 25th February.

Lantern Parade

Friday, 24 February 2023 | 05:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Te Marae o Hine - The Square will light up on Friday 24th February as we celebrate the Festival of Cultures' Lantern parade. 

There will be live music and food, a lantern making workshop, and plenty of activities for the kids.

Come along to this iconic event and celebrate the diversity in our community through the sharing of art, culture and food.

World Food, Craft and Music Fair

Saturday, 25 February 2023 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

This iconic event is all about celebrating the diversity in our community through the sharing of cultural cuisine, art, song, dance, rhythm, games and more.

Come along and try something from another culture, whether it's crafts, exotic cuisines, or enjoy the many different genres of music.

Part of this event will see the Manawatū Multicultural Council celebrate their 30 years in supporting and connecting our diverse communities in the region.

   

 

 

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Images and audio visual recordings of the event may be published for promotional activities, by the Council or one of its affiliated partners.

When

  • Friday, 24 February 2023 | 05:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  • Saturday, 25 February 2023 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Location

Te Marae o Hine – The Square, Palmerston North Central, 4410, View Map

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