Cultural Festival

Saturday 7th September from 10am to 4pm.
The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus

Event details

The free Cultural Festival will deliver a colourful and vibrant celebration featuring the spectacular Jin Wu Koon Lion Dancing on poles and Dragon dancing, food trucks, Chinese language mini-courses, dumplings, performances, live music, interactive displays and so much more.

Choose to fill your day with an array of delights and activities to see and do, or bring a picnic rug and sit back, relax, and enjoy the food, music and live performances.

The Festival aims to celebrate cultural diversity and inclusiveness while offering a fun-filled day to engage with students and welcome the community to the campus.

A day to enjoy spectacular Cultural performances, delicious food and wine, fun for the whole Family. (Unfortunately pets are not permitted on campus).

This year we are pleased to announce that Novocastrian and 2019 Ninja Warrior Australia Contestant Shaun Wood from the Movement Collective, will set up a Ninja Warrior Workshop for the Festival to bring obstacles courses and family fun to the community.

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View highlights from the 2018 event

Download the program

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.