National Multicultural Festival(NMF) is a community festival held annually each February in Canberra and is a platform for cultural exchanges between different ethnic communities. It not only boasts cuisine showcase, but also features varied and exciting art performances presented by various ethnic groups. Recommended by NMF and supported by Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Australia, an inaugural China Village was setup at NMF 2017 for the Chinese performing art groups from China and local Chinese community.
The 3rd China Village in NMF 2019 was successfully held by Ausfeng Event in associated with Federation of ACT Chinese Associations in Canberra from 15-17 FEB. The Chinese cultural handcraft, calligraphy, paintings, tea ceremony and food were displayed in over 30 booths sampling, attracting lots of local residents to come. Audiences couldn’t stop clapping and screaming when they saw theses tremendous performances such as lion dance, acrobatics, singing, which were given by oversea performing groups like Guizhou Opera & Dance Drama Theater, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and Australian local Chinese Association.