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Culture Trail at Aberfoyle Community Centre

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by Annie Waddington-Feather (subscribe)
Born in Yorkshire, raised in Shropshire, travelled the world. Lived in Adelaide and currently in UK. Love travel, ancient history, horses, cello playing, the unusual and obscure, and pottering in my own back yard. Visit my website www.wadders.co.uk
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Tantalising treats from around the world
Purchase your passport and hop aboard the cultural trail!

On Saturday 8 April, the Aberfoyle Community Centre is hosting a great family friendly event where your passport will take you to different parts of the world through food and entertainment.

Try out delectable delicacies from China, India, Thailand and a good old fashioned Aussie BBQ while listening to the sounds of Africa with Bortier Okoe's vibrant drumming.

Aberfoyle Park, kids, family, entertainment, India, China, Thailand, BBQ, food, Africa, drums
Bortier Okoe's drumbeat give you a taste of African sounds


His talent and high energy will have you moving and swaying in no time at all.

Plus there is a great opportunity to discover your inner drummer with the 'have a go' sessions. All ages can get give it a go - kids will love it.

Aberfoyle Park, kids, family, entertainment, India, China, Thailand, BBQ, food, Africa, drums
Bortier Okoe will entertain the crowd with his vibrant African drumming


What better way to learn about and appreciate other cultures through food and music?

Did you know, in China it's customary to let elders start eating first? It's also bad etiquette to stick your chopsticks vertically in your food as it reminds some Chinese people of funerals. A custom in some parts of China is to place joss sticks (sticks of incense) into a pot by the rice next to the ancestor altar.

Dining in India varies across the different regions, but it is common in many areas to not use cutlery. Instead, you make sure you wash your hands and use bread to scoop the food from shared bowls.

In Thailand, you usually use a fork and spoon, and if dining in a restaurant, the person who is perceived to be the richest pays the bill!

Starting at 6.30pm, this is a great opportunity to discover different cultures, have a feed and enjoy entertainment - all for the price of just $5/adult. Children under 12 are free (conditions apply).

Aberfoyle Park, kids, family, entertainment, India, China, Thailand, BBQ, food, Africa, drums
This event is possible due to funding provided by Community Centres SA as part of their Social Cohesion Framework Project.


Aberfoyle Park, kids, family, entertainment, India, China, Thailand, BBQ, food, Africa, drums
This event is supported by City of Onkaparinga
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Why? Experience other cultures from around the World
When: 6.30 - 8.30pm
Phone: 8270 5377
Where: Aberfoyle Community Centre
Cost: $5 per adult, and children under 12 free (conditions apply)
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