National Multicultural Festival

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2025 Festival details to be announced, please visit the National Multicultural Festival website for the latest information.

Discover the heart and soul of Australia’s diverse cultural tapestry at the National Multicultural Festival, Canberra’s grandest celebration of unity in diversity. Located just one block away from the festival’s bustling epicentre, Novotel Canberra offers you the perfect accommodation to immerse yourself in this unforgettable experience.

What to Expect:

A Kaleidoscope of Cultures: Join us for three unforgettable days of cultural exploration as over 170 multicultural communities come together to share their rich traditions, histories, and heritage. With diverse cuisines, art, music, and dance, you’ll embark on a global journey without leaving the heart of Australia.

Culinary Delights: Sample delectable dishes from around the world at numerous food stalls and taste the authentic flavours of different countries. From spicy Thai curries to savoury Italian pasta, your taste buds are in for a treat.

Artistic Expression: Marvel at the incredible art exhibitions, showcasing the talents and creativity of various cultures. Be inspired by the intricate crafts, paintings, and sculptures on display.

Harmonious Melodies: Let the music transport you to distant lands with live performances featuring traditional instruments, catchy rhythms, and mesmerizing melodies. Be prepared to dance to the rhythm of the world!

Dazzling Dance: Watch captivating dance performances that showcase the unique traditions of each culture. From lively folk dances to graceful ballet, you’ll be entranced by the choreography.

Community Spirit: The National Multicultural Festival is a testament to the power of community. The event was born out of the passionate efforts of the local community in the 1980s, and it continues to thrive today thanks to the dedication of volunteers and the support of the Community Services Directorate.

Accommodation at Novotel Canberra:

Novotel Canberra offers the perfect base for your festival adventure. Located just one block from the festivities, you can easily walk to and from the festival. After a day of cultural immersion, unwind in Novotel’s premium amenities, including an indoor heated pool, spa, and sauna. Enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep in the heart of the city, ready to embark on another exciting day at the festival.

Book now and take this opportunity to celebrate cultural diversity, savour international cuisine, and experience the warm hospitality of the National Multicultural Festival. Stay at Novotel Canberra now to make the most of this incredible cultural journey!