May brings enormous opportunities to celebrate cultural occasions for people around the world. Australia, being the big hub of multicultural activities fosters various cultural festivals.
The most popular and widely recognized cultural festivals of May are listed below:
Australian Celtic Festival
Australian festivals are quite famous due to their vigor and colorful approach. The Celtic Festival in Australia presents a great opportunity for visitors across the world to enjoy dance and music. Embedded in deep culture, this festival is a good event to have fun and experience unlimited entertainment.
The festival continues for four days providing glimpses of street parade, bands and stalls. It usually lasts for four days. It is considered to be the only Celtic themed Festival which respects the Celtic Nations.
Buddha Birthday Festival
Buddha Birthday Festival held in Queensland is celebrated as the biggest festival among Buddhists’ festivals. The day is also known as the “Vesak Day”. It attracts over 150,000 people around the world and showcase Australia’s multicultural heritage.
The most popular activities during this festival include having vegetarian food and witnessing various cultural customs. Here the people from various religious and cultural backgrounds are welcomed open-heartedly.
Paniyiri Greek Festival
The festival is held each year in Brisbane, Australia. This festival is rejoiced to pay homage to Greek culture and is the biggest cultural festival in Queensland. It is also considered to be Queensland’s longest running cultural festival.
Here people get a chance to enjoy food of Greece and experience Greek’s culture to the maximum. The huge opportunities to sing and dance are here for the visitors. The festival was first organized in 1976. It is also the longest running Greek Festival in Australia.
All these cultural events offer great cultural experiences! Visit them to participate in excitement of multicultural settings.