Tasty international foods, non-stop music, dancing, and interactive games for children – all feature at Multicultural Australia’s iconic MOSAIC Multicultural Festival in the Roma Street Parklands this Sunday (17th September).

Festival goers can acquire the secrets of preparing traditional delicacies from five expert home cooks from the multicultural community.

Foods from Afghanistan, Iraq, Ghana, Ukraine, and Venezuela will be showcased in the international cooking marquee onsite where the expert cooks will also share their settlement stories.

The demonstration cooking sessions starting at 11am, last 45 minutes and will run till late afternoon.

Food tastings and free, easy to understand recipes are on offer too.

Multicultural Australia’s CEO, Christine Castley said the festival prides itself on offering something for everybody.

“It’s now the biggest celebration of its type in Queensland.

“Over 8,000 revellers marked springtime in the Parklands last year.

“The MOSAIC Multicultural Festival enjoys pride of place now in the Brisbane Festivals Serenades program.

“It’s great big fun day out.

“And a day where stronger relationships and understandings between all our peoples are shared,” Ms Castley said.

With the Parklands in full spring bloom, the MOSAIC Multicultural Festival features a stellar lineup of 50 outstanding, music and dance performers again including all the crowd-favourites.

Headline act – the frenzied sounds of Bullhorn a brass-infused powerhouse where trumpets, trombones, saxophones, and the dynamic presence of Roman MC will whip up unbeatable rhythms for an unforgettable party experience.

Artists from all around the world will be performing on centre stage.

High energy acts include the Columbian Izalco, the talented Future Destin from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the show-stopping Unbreakable Dance Crew, originally from South Sudan.

“The MOSAIC Multicultural Festival highlights Brisbane’s on-going commitment to creating a safe, welcoming city for all cultures.

“It’s a wonderful day for families and people to come together, learn about other cultures and establish lasting bonds of friendship,” Ms Castley said.

The festival runs from 10am till 5pm.

The event is free, however please register your interest in attending so we can communicate any changes directly to you.

More information and event registration here:


For media enquiries please contact Stanton Dunn, Communications, Marketing and Events Manager on 0493 291 699 or stantond@multiculturalaustralia.org.au