2018 National Multicultural Festival Dates Announced

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Mark your calendar – the National Multicultural Festival will run from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 February 2018.

For the 22nd time, the National Multicultural Festival will again bring one of Australia’s biggest and most diverse celebrations to the heart of Canberra.

This year more than 280,000 people flocked to the city to share in three days of food, fun, dance, culture and creativity.

Canberrans and visitors from interstate and overseas were delighted with the quality of the entertainment and the wonderful variety of food from across the globe.

Initial planning has already begun for the 2018 event with key community partners.

For updates on planning during the months ahead, including the opening of stallholder applications for the 2018 festival, follow the Festival via Twitter and Facebook.  Alternatively, you can visit the website at www.multiculturalfestival.com.au.