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Pongal Festival QLD 2019

January 19. 2019

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free
pongal festival 2019

Showcasing Tamil Thanksgiving Festival in support of QLD multiculturalism, with loads of entertainment for all ages.

Not to be missed this ‘FREE’, fun-filled event, which includes fun rides, authentic food stalls, and free traditional sweets. It also includes magic shows, multi-cultural events, DJ, cooking demo, kolam(floor art) and painting competitions, tug-of-war, traditional sports. Free activities for kids – face painting, tattoo and much much more.

Background Pongal Festival (The Harvest Festival) is celebrated by Tamils all over the world in the form of thanks-giving to the nature, agriculture, farmers and livestock animals which help in farming and cropping. This annual celebration exhibits loads of fun, ethnic food, art, competitions, fun rides, cultural events, country songs and dances. In #Queensland, this annual celebration event has been organised in ‘open park area’ since 2014 by the Tamil Community in Brisbane. The Supporters, Sponsors, Volunteers and community members are excited to celebrate again on 19th January 2019 (Thai 5). The objective of this event is to create awareness and keep the rich Tamil culture amongst the #multicultural Queensland community alive through cultural performances, art and music, encourage and support local and overseas country/folk musicians, support Tamil school which aims to teach conversational Tamil to enthusiastic learner from various age groups and backgrounds of #Queensland. Moreover, this adds colour and richness to Queensland’s growing diversity.

Pongal Festival QLD 2019

  • When:  19 January, 3pm – 9pm
  • Where: Robelle Domain Parklands
  • Cost: free entry
  • Who: The Whole Family

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/514685929048702/

We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed due to wet weather and other events. If you know of a change or cancellation then please do let us know at [email protected]

Venue

Robelle Domain Parkland
Education City Drive, Springfield Central
Ipswich, QLD 4300 Australia
Phone:
0410567618
Website:
http://www.worldharmonysociety.org/front/bin/ptdetail.phtml?Part=170408&Rcg=565

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Ages
All ages

We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed due to wet weather and other events. If you know of a change or cancellation then please do let us know at [email protected].

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