Members of Rockhampton's Congo community during the parade of nations at the Cultural Festival held at the Heritage Village in Rockhampton on Sunday 10 August 2014.Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin
Members of Rockhampton's Congo community during the parade of nations at the Cultural Festival held at the Heritage Village in Rockhampton on Sunday 10 August 2014.Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin Chris Ison ROK100814ccultural6

Lanterns to light up Heritage Village

EXOTIC music and dancing, food from across the globe, colourful costumes and more.

It's all part of the 2016 Rockhampton Cultural Festival, to be held at the Heritage Village on Sunday, August 21.

Festival goers can tempt their taste buds with a wide variety of delicious international food, cooked by local members of the multicultural community.

Or sit back and relax with live music and dancing or get involved with workshops, displays and other activities.

The annual event will conclude at 5.45pm with a parade of nations followed by a lantern parade.

"Rockhampton's Cultural Festival is all about sharing and experiencing each other's cultures,” Rockhampton Regional Council's Communities committe chair Cr Rose Swadling said.

"Every year we welcome new faces from different countries and I encourage everyone to take part.”

The Cultural Festival will be held at the Rockhampton Heritage Village August 21, from 11am.

Entry is $2.

For more information visit www.rockhamptonregion.

qld.gov.au/culturalfestival



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