The Fiesta is on Saturday 8 November from 9.00am to 2.30pm at the Riverside Park on Hunter Street Raymond Terrace. There is plenty of free entertainment but also opportunities for the whole family to take part.
People from all cultures are encouraged to bring along an item of significance to them and share their story. There will also be a world map – so you can mark where you were born, and a second world map for where your ancestors came from.
Berias is an African drumming group that will put on performances and free workshops in the morning around 10 am and again in the afternoon.
Also Soulfire Circus Cabaret are performing. Then they will be around all day and will be offering free workshops for you to have a go. The YMCA mobile gym is set up for children to have a go.
There is a free Open Mic Junior Talent quest at 12.30 for 18 years and under. Just register in the morning on the day.
There will also be Belly dancing display at 11am and Ability will be performing Highland dancing at 12 midday.
Several food stalls will be set up so you can try a treat from around the world. The food which can be purchased at the festival will be Italian, Mexican, Mem's Soul Food –Asian and of course Aussie BBQ food.
There will be market stalls and face painting for the little ones.
For more on the Raymond Terrace Multi Cultural Fiesta, check their Facebook page. There you can also get an updated timetable of the events.
The rotunda at Riverside Park beside the Hunter River near the Hunter street and Glenelg Street intersection is where most of the performances will be happening.