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Forty cultures come together for festival

Media release

17 March 2014

Forty cultures come together for festival

Immerse yourself in more than 40 diverse cultures at the free one-day Auckland International Cultural Festival.

Happening Sunday 30 March at the Mt Roskill War Memorial Park, the festival is a day of international performances, sporting activities and more than 100 stalls selling arts, crafts and delicious street fare.

Cr. Alf Filipaina, Arts, Culture and Events Committee Chair says the event is a day of amazing colours, sights, smells and sounds that are not to be missed.

“There really is something for everyone at this festival - coffee from Ethiopia, traditional folklore Chileno Latino dances, and of course the beautiful traditional Pasifika food best enjoyed with whānau and friends.”

Date: Sunday 30 March 2014

Location: Mt Roskill War Memorial Park (off May Road)

Time: 10am – 5pm

The Auckland International Cultural Festival is a free event on the Auckland summer calendar proudly delivered by Auckland Council.

Plan your public transport trip with www.maxx.co.nz or if you wish to drive, Wesley Intermediate is running a $3 pay-for-parking sports trip fundraiser (entrance on Sandringham Road Extension).

For more information visit Auckland International Cultural Festival on Facebook


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