Festuri - a multicultural celebration

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  • Location: Sunshine Coast, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland

Festuri is a multicultural celebration that encourages participation from the whole community in celebrating and valuing the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Sunshine Coast through three days of events.

Held from 26th - 28th August, the festival reflects the positive contribution that different cultures make to a cohesive and diverse society.


Immerse yourself in sensation at FESTURI 2005, with delectable international food, stunning dancing, brilliant performance and vivid international costume and parade.

FESTURI 2005 is an exhilarating combination of cultural expression and fun. A vibrant spectacle, FESTURI provides increased exposure to and appreciation of nationalities beyond our own.

Over 700 performers from all over south east Queensland will showcase their talents originating from countries such as; Brazil, Ethiopia, Bosnia, Greece, Germany, Hawaii, Mongolia, Samoa, Spain, China, Latvia, Indigenous Australia, Ireland, Poland and New Zealand.

From the stylish Friday evening launch to the relaxed Saturday afternoon family event at Kings Beach, to the exciting Latin Dance evening to the final Sunday event of food, music, dance, song and the Grand Parade of International Dress, FESTURI 2005 caters for everyone.

FESTURI's Sunday event at the University of the Sunshine Coast will facilitate discussion about multiculturalism in the forum tent, run by Amnesty International's John Bass. Come and expand your perspective, have your say and listen to other's opinions in the Forum Tent.

In addition this year's event will be holding a Trade Fair featuring local and international businesses demonstrating their wares, an art installation by students and a story telling tent amongst many other items of interest.

FESTURI is also having a multicultural story telling tent that will be conducting workshops on performing stories and is sure to be entertaining.

Come and join in the celebration of our cultural diversity!

Event Organiser:
Noelene Rudd
Festuri - a multicultural celebration
Phone:  07 5441 1911
Email:  rudd@sun.big.net.au
Web:  www.festuri.org.au


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