Welcome Fest 2/10/2016
Thank you all for the hard work and dedication you all put in today in our community dumpling stall. Your efforts are truely appreciated Tenpa Dhagyal,Yanchen Tsering,Lhamo Dolker,MeindrukBhuk Sonam Dolkar,Jamkho Jamkho, Jiedol Tenzin,Lhamo Tsering, TenChoe , Nyima Samdup, Nyidon, and Tsetan Dorjee and also our dance performers Tenzin Theckchok,Tenzin Khentse, Gyaltsen Tsundue. Special thank to Jenn Roweyou have been a big help for driving everywhere we need. Thank you
Join us at Queensland’s most vibrant multicultural festival to create welcome and celebrate everyone’s contribution to multicultural Australia!
See you on Sunday 2 October at Annerley Soccer Club Fields, between Ridge and Juliette Streets, Greenslopes. FREE ENTRY.
DOWNLOAD WELCOMEFEST PROGRAM: http://bit.ly/2drGMTO
Highlights of this year’s WELCOMEfest…
The Ritual of Welcome: The festival’s opening ceremony featuring Indigenous Elders performing the traditional Welcome to Country acknowledgement, before members of Queensland’s multicultural communities reciprocate with their own offers of welcome.
Food: International food stalls, including Ethiopian, Afghan, Tibetan, South Sudanese, Turkish and Iranian cuisine.
Family-friendly activities: Art workshops, animal farm, hair braiding and face painting, inflatable AFL pitch and children’s rides.
Music and dance: Over 60 acts and more than 400 individual performers across the Dance Stage, World Music Stage and Dance Deli workshops.
Barefoot fashion show: Celebrating the flamboyance and colour of traditional attire with over 30 cultures represented, including Tahitian, Kurdish, Pakistani, Brazilian, Congolese and Thai.
Youth Space: Blackboard busking stage, giant games, henna, circus workshops, card games and more.
Talking Culture: Have a chat, ask some questions and learn more about some of our newest Queenslanders.
For more information: https://mdaltd.org.au/welcomefest/