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If you have not been to this event before now is your chance
This festival will be on from Saturday 11th May to Sunday 12th May 2019. The annual festival to celebrate Buddha's Birthday returns to Darling Harbour, this year celebrating 28 years. It will be on at Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
This 2-day festival aims to provide a variety of activities throughout the day for visitors of all ages and from all cultural backgrounds. This will be done through different types of rituals, culture and arts, multicultural food and entertainment.
The ceremony is meant to purify people's minds and to bless the world with peace. Visitors are also encouraged to pop by this Blessing Ceremony for world peace and this will encourage everyone to unite as one. In addition mothers, babies and children can come along as there will be Mother's Day Celebration and Baby Blessing ceremonies.
The Mother and Baby Blessing will take place on 12th May from 2.00 pm.
Don't forget there will be some traditional and modern music as well as some vibrant dance performances from China, South America, Cambodia, Lao, Vietnam, Australia and other cultures.
Live Green and Eat Green Drawing Competition Fo Guang Three Acts of Goodness Young Artist Award. This is co-organised by Nan Tian Chinese School of Sydney and BLIA Sydney East 1 subchapter. This is the third competition since 2017. This drawing competition encourages children to express their view of the world and to draw their daily experiences through art. It also aims to promote the three Acts of Goodness. These are:
2019 Fo Guang Three Acts of Goodness Young Artist Award is Eat Green & Live Green Children's Drawing Competition. Through this theme, it is hoped that the children will be encouraged to be considerate, grateful and kind to all living beings.
Children can, through their drawings present some simple yet effective ways they think could help to conserve energy, protect the environment and make our earth a better place to live in.
This competition will be organized by Nan Tian Chinese School of Sydney, BLIA Sydney East 1 subchapter. It is open to students from 5 to 12 years of age.
The awards ceremony will be held on 12th May at Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour.