Free community event
WelcomeFest celebrates the contribution new and emerging communities are making to South East Queensland.
Over 17,000 people attend this feast of cultural diversity emerging multicultural communities contribute to Brisbane. It’s an opportunity for us to welcome our newly arrived refugees so come along and join the welcome party.
Experience both traditional and contemporary music, song, costume and dance, visual arts and craft exhibitions. Watch volleyball and football competitions, sample delicious food from around the world and learn how to create them at the cultural cooking demonstrations. There are many more activities to engage and entertain you all day.
The festival is part of Refugee Week celebrations and World Refugee Day Celebrations.
MDA is proud to present WelcomeFest with our sponsors Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Government
Find out more info at http://mdaltd.org.au/welcomefest/