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Maitland Riverlights Multicultural Festival will be moved from Saturday 7 October 2017 to Saturday 10 February 2018 due to limited and restricted access to the Hunter River as construction on The Levee Development Component Two is completed.

Riverlights remains an important event for our community and will also return again on 13 October 2018, meaning there will be two festivals next year, allowing it to return to its regular timeslot.

Keep up to date with information regarding the festival by checking the website regularly, or getting social via The Levee Central Maitland on Facebook.

CELEBRATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY

Lantern Making Workshops

From 3.00pm – 7.00pm, create your own paper lantern to add to the spectacular flotilla on the river at night.

Language

Lounge

Take a seat in the Riverlights Language Lounge and learn to count in a range of languages, from Polish to Sudanese and in between.

Global

Kitchen

See international flavours and flare come together in live cooking demonstrations inspired by local home cooking experts.

Cultural

Passport

Your colourful guide to the Riverlights Cultural Villages, collect your passport stamps to show where you’ve been.

Cultural Demonstrations

A dynamic and diverse range of song, dance and performance from a range of cultures all around the world.

Cultural

Village

A colourful display of 23 different cultures, featuring food tasting, craft, hair braiding, henna and more.

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