Opening Ceremonies

Opening Night Ceremony takes place on Friday, May 24 at 7:30 pm located at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre – Main Arena Stage. There will be a kaleidoscope of colour and cultures showcased in the exciting Parade of Nations. This launches the three-day Festival and is celebration of all the countries represented at the Festival, clearly depicting the cultural diversity of the City. Non-stop cultural entertainment throughout the Festival weekend is featured on the Pavilion Stages, which is a main attraction point for visitors.