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Multicultural Pongal (Harvest) Festival 2020

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Bring a picnic rug- kick back & enjoy cultural performances
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Image - Aust Tamil Academy & Valluvar Foundation

Supported by the City of Casey and the Victorian Multicultural Commission, the Multicultural Harvest Festival will be celebrated on Sunday 9 February 2020 from 10am to 5pm at Casey Central Town Park, Glasscocks Road Playground, Narre Warren.

Presented by the Valluvar Foundation and the Tamil Academy, get all the deets on the event page. The Harvest Festival is an important aspect of Tamil culture and tradition which celebrates nature, our land, the animals, water, people, the cycle of life.

Bring the whole family and don't forget that picnic rug to sit on and enjoy stage performances by community artists who will demonstrate their harvest traditions. There's something for everyone.

9.30am - Kolam (rangoli) competition - register via email (limited spots - see email address in poster above) & bring your own kolam powder
10.30am to 12.30pm - Stage performances

There's also a Live Pongal Pot event where traditional sweet rice is cooked in a clay pot. Enjoy market stalls, and delicious food stalls all day, plus raffle prizes and lots of games like Uri Adi (piñata), Lemon & spoon race, Running races, Sack race, Tug of War (kids, women, men), Kabadi (team of minimum six – email them with your team details), Giant Chess, Carnival games, Animal farm, Rides & more!

If you're participating in any of the comps as a group (e.g kolam, kabadi (min 6person) please include group name and names (first name, surname) on the Registration Form online. If you're a performer and want to put in an expression of interest, fill in the form HERE.
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Why? Multicultural Pongal (Harvest) Festival 2020
When: Sunday 9 February 2020 from 10am to 5pm
Where: Casey Central Town Park, Glasscocks Road Playground, Narre Warren South, VIC
Cost: Free Entry
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