This is a family free cultural event celebrating the vibrant life of Serbians in Australia. There will be plenty of live entertainment showcasing traditional folk-dance performances and musical acts along with many other activities, including delicious food for you to try, which include Serbian doughnuts, traditional pastries and tasty savoury dishes, refreshments and competitions for you to win. From kid's to adults, the Serbian Festival will have something for everyone.
The Republic of Serbia is situated at crossroads of Central and Southern Europe with the countries of Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Croatia, Bosnia and Albania as its neighbours. Belgrade, which is the capital rates among the largest cities of South-Eastern Europe.
In the 2011 census there were approximately 70,000 people living in Australia of Serbian ancestry. A wave of immigrants came to Australia during or after World War II, mainly settling in the southern capital cities.
Learning about another culture and meeting people from those cultures is one of the most rewarding gifts you can give yourself, while making new friends along the way. Important things to Serbians are the history of their country, the way to celebrate, love for family and friends, food and respect for their Orthodox Church.