Musical performances highlighting sounds from the Caribbean, Mexico and Africa plus tempting foods from around the globe will treat patrons at this year’s Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival on Sunday, August 12.
A cavalcade of the region’s diverse cultural groups will be on display at the festival at Toowoomba’s Queens Park from 10am-4pm.
Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio launched the 13th annual event yesterday with festival co-founder and organising committee chair Gitie House, who also is president of the main organising group, Toowoomba International Multicultural Society (TIMS) along with Multicultural Development Australia (MDA) Toowoomba at the Civic Square.
The launch offered a glimpse of the variety of entertainment on offer on August 12 with performances by Kelele Boyz African Drumming Group, Yazidi dance group and Josh Arnold backed by Holy Name school students from his Small Town Culture project. Festival patrons will be able to enjoy international cooking demonstrations, including Neha Sen from Masterchef.
Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for concession cardholders with children admitted for free.
More information about food and stall applications and to volunteer is available at the festival website www.TLCFestival.com.au
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