Ever popular, colourful and filled with entertainment and lots of free activities, you need to REGISTER to get your FREE ticket to the Sri Lankan Festival at Queen Victoria Market, Elizabeth St, Melbourne on Sunday 14 April 2019 from 10am to 4pm. This is a day to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Years Day filled with great food and cultural experiences.
Sri Lankan born comedian in Australia, Dilruk Jayasinha will be hosting the Festival. Winner of the 2018 Logie for Most Popular New Talent, Dilruk is performing at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this year, in a brand new hour about how he cheated his way to a healthier and more active lifestyle in Cheat Day(s).
Sri Lankan favourite, Don Sherman - The Singing Chef will be moving, grooving and cooking to cultural dance performances by Tiya Dance Troupe and Shashilaaa Dance Troupe and Theatre. Music in Tamil, Hindi and English by Consonance Entertainment makes for constant entertainment on stage.
If kottu roti, devilled chicken, and hoppers makes your mouth water, or makes you curious, you'll find them and more at amazing food trucks like Taka Taka and Lankan Fest, plus food stalls like Drums Cafe, Raw Sip, Babajis Kitchen and Kulfi Bar. Mark the date in your calendar, grab family and friends, and enjoy a great cultural day out!